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Mistress Bradstreet : the untold life of America's first poet

Author: Charlotte Gordon
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English
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This [book offers] the gripping story of a woman and poet of great feeling struggling to find a language to describe the country in which she finds herself. It also offers a rich and complex portrait of early America, the Puritans, and the trials and values whose legacy continues to shape our country to the present day.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Anne Bradstreet
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Gordon
OCLC Number: 65433100
Notes: Originally published: New York : Little, Brown and Co., ©2005. 1st ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Arrival --
Lilies and Thorns --
Man of Exemplary Discretion and Fidelity --
God Is Leaving England --
Preparedness --
Our Appointed Time --
Crossing --
New world, new manners --
Upon my son --
Enemies within --
Ipswich --
Such things as belong to women --
Old England and new --
Now sister, pray proceed --
Foolish, broken, blemished muse --
Tenth muse --
Farewell dear child.
Responsibility: Charlotte Gordon.

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This [book offers] the gripping story of a woman and poet of great feeling struggling to find a language to describe the country in which she finds herself. It also offers a rich and complex portrait of early America, the Puritans, and the trials and values whose legacy continues to shape our country to the present day.-Dust jacket.

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