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"Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old. Her skin is porcelain, her eyes delft blue, and in England she might have had many suitors. But here in the New World, amid this community of saints, Mary is the second wife of Thomas Deerfield, a man as cruel as he is powerful. When Thomas, prone to drunken rage, drives a three-tined fork into the back of Mary's hand, she resolves that she must divorce him to save her life. But in a world where every neighbor is watching for signs of the devil, a woman like Mary--a woman who harbors secret desires and finds it difficult to tolerate the brazen hypocrisy of so many men in the colony--soon becomes herself the object of suspicion and rumor. When tainted objects are discovered buried in Mary's garden, when a boy she has treated with herbs and simples dies, and when their servant girl runs screaming in fright from her home, Mary must fight to not only escape her marriage, but also the gallows...." -- Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC BOHJALIAN (Text) 33892100735563 Adult New Books Book None 05/10/2021 Checked out 06/29/2021
Athena Public Library FIC BOH (Text) 37813000184799 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/30/2021 Checked out 07/07/2021
Baker County Library BOHJALIAN (Chris) (Text) 37814003259240 FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 05/18/2021 Checked out 06/29/2021
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande F Bohjalian, C (Text) 35178001823940 New Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/26/2021 Checked out 07/07/2021
Echo Public Library HC FIC BOH (Text) 37826000227962 Adult Fiction Book None 05/12/2021 Available -
Enterprise Public Library FIC Bohjalian (Text) 30001000326092 Adult Fiction Book None 06/04/2021 Available -
Harney County Library FIC BOHJA (Text) 37720000615617 New Adult Display Book Branch_Only_3months 06/03/2021 Checked out 07/08/2021
Hermiston Public Library FIC BOHJ (Text) 37838000732552 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/26/2021 Available -
Joseph Public Library F BOH (Text) 30002000263988 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_2months 06/03/2021 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview FIC BOHJALIAN (Text) 37620000967671 New Adult Book System_Only_3months 06/10/2021 In process -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385542432
  • ISBN: 0385542437
  • ISBN: 9780525432692
  • ISBN: 0525432698
  • Physical Description: 405 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2021]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-405).
Summary, etc.:
"Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old. Her skin is porcelain, her eyes delft blue, and in England she might have had many suitors. But here in the New World, amid this community of saints, Mary is the second wife of Thomas Deerfield, a man as cruel as he is powerful. When Thomas, prone to drunken rage, drives a three-tined fork into the back of Mary's hand, she resolves that she must divorce him to save her life. But in a world where every neighbor is watching for signs of the devil, a woman like Mary--a woman who harbors secret desires and finds it difficult to tolerate the brazen hypocrisy of so many men in the colony--soon becomes herself the object of suspicion and rumor. When tainted objects are discovered buried in Mary's garden, when a boy she has treated with herbs and simples dies, and when their servant girl runs screaming in fright from her home, Mary must fight to not only escape her marriage, but also the gallows...." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Puritans > Fiction.
Wife abuse > Fiction.
Witch hunting > Fiction.
Superstition > Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) > History > 17th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Novels.
Summary: "Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old. Her skin is porcelain, her eyes delft blue, and in England she might have had many suitors. But here in the New World, amid this community of saints, Mary is the second wife of Thomas Deerfield, a man as cruel as he is powerful. When Thomas, prone to drunken rage, drives a three-tined fork into the back of Mary's hand, she resolves that she must divorce him to save her life. But in a world where every neighbor is watching for signs of the devil, a woman like Mary--a woman who harbors secret desires and finds it difficult to tolerate the brazen hypocrisy of so many men in the colony--soon becomes herself the object of suspicion and rumor. When tainted objects are discovered buried in Mary's garden, when a boy she has treated with herbs and simples dies, and when their servant girl runs screaming in fright from her home, Mary must fight to not only escape her marriage, but also the gallows...." -- Provided by publisher.

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