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The physick book of Deliverance Dane : a novel

Author: Katherine Howe
Publisher: New York : Voice/Hyperion, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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While readying her grandmother's abandoned home for sale, Connie Goodwin discovers an ancient key in a seventeenth-century Bible with a scrap of parchment bearing the name Deliverance Dane. In her quest to discover who this woman was and seeking a rare artifact--a physick book--Connie begins to feel haunted by visions of the long-ago witch trials and fears that she may be more tied to Salem's past than she could  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Occult fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Howe
ISBN: 9781401341336 1401341330 9781401341442 1401341446 9780141047553 0141047550
OCLC Number: 632356635
Notes: "Discussion guide and other features inside"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 376 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Katherine Howe.

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While clearing out her grandmother's cottage for sale, Connie Goodwin finds a hidden parchment inscribed with the name Deliverance Dane. And so begins the hunt to uncover the woman behind the name, a  Read more...

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The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane is the best historical fiction I've read in years, hands-down. The scenes set during the 1692 Salem witch trials are gripping, with meticulous period detail. The Read more...

 
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