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The peaceable kingdom : an American saga

Author: Jan De Hartog
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, ©1971.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [Book club ed.]View all editions and formats
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The story of the Quakers starts in Europe: Lancacashire, England, in the summer of 1652 when two horsemen blundered into the quicksands of Morecambe Bay. One of the horsemen was George Fox. The accident was see by Margaret Fell, owner of Swarthmoor Hall. From this meeting grew the Religious Society of Friends, and out of the Quaker history, Jan de Hartog has created this epic novel.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002.
Peaceable kingdom.
New York, Atheneum, [©1971]-
(OCoLC)812192739
Named Person: George Fox; Margaret Fell; Margaret Fell; George Fox
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan De Hartog
OCLC Number: 7531902
Description: vi, 783 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: v. 1 Part one, The children of light; Part two, The holy experiment--
v. 2 Part one, The peculiar people; Part two, The lambs war.
Responsibility: Jan de Hartog.

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The story of the Quakers starts in Europe: Lancacashire, England, in the summer of 1652 when two horsemen blundered into the quicksands of Morecambe Bay. One of the horsemen was George Fox. The accident was see by Margaret Fell, owner of Swarthmoor Hall. From this meeting grew the Religious Society of Friends, and out of the Quaker history, Jan de Hartog has created this epic novel.

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