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User Review  - klara333 - LibraryThing

The only interesting part of this book it the beginning, everything else was boring. I would NEVER read this book again, it was horrible. While reading this book I felt that the author was not always focused on the story, he included some information that was totally irrelevant. Read full review

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User Review  - bks1953 - LibraryThing

In a word: magnificent. A fascianting and often poignant story of a family in very early 18th-century New England, specifically Massachusetts. In February of 1704, the hamlet of Deerfield was ambushed ... Read full review

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User Review  - ScoutJ - LibraryThing

John Demos is an historian of another age. He was trained during a time when historians were struggling to be recognized as more than mere stenographers of past events. As a result, narrative history ... Read full review

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User Review  - labfs39 - LibraryThing

When forming the narrative of this book, historian John Demos, decided to focus on a single community and a single family to tell a story about the relationships between the New French and the New ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

This book won the 1995 Francis Parkman Prize, and is the 21st such winner I have read. It tells of the Feb 29, 1704, Indian raid on Deerfield, Mass. Numersous inhabitants of the town were taken by the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

4900 The Unredeemed Captive A Family Story From Early America, by John Demos (read 29 Jan 2012) (Parkman Prize for 1995) This book won the 1995 Francis Parkman Prize, and is the 21st such winner I ... Read full review


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