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The minister's wooing

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Susan K Harris; Danielle Conger
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1999.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First published in 1859, Harriet Beecher Stowe's third novel is set in eighteenth-century Newport, Rhode Island, a community known for its engagement in both religious piety and the slave trade. Mary Scudder lives in a modest farmhouse with her widowed mother and their boarder, Samuel Hopkins, a famous Calvinist theologian who preaches against slavery. Mary is in love with the passionate James Marvyn, but Mary is
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Didactic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Susan K Harris; Danielle Conger
ISBN: 0140437029 9780140437027
OCLC Number: 40698698
Description: xxix, 349 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Harriet Beecher Stowe ; edited with an introduction by Susan K. Harris and notes by Susan K. Harris and Danielle Conger.
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Mary Scudder lives with her widowed mother and their boarder, Dr. Hopkins, a Calvinist minister who is dedicated to helping the slaves arriving at Newport. Mary admires Hopkins but is in love with  Read more...

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