The Witches: Salem, 1692

The Witches: Salem, 1692

Stacy Schiff

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Cleopatra, the number 1 nationwide bestseller, unpacks the secret of the Salem Witch Trials.

It all started in 1692, over an incredibly uncooked Massachusetts iciness, while a minister's daughter started to scream and convulse. It ended under a 12 months later, yet now not ahead of 19 women and men have been hanged and an aged guy beaten to demise.

The panic unfold speedy, regarding the main proficient males and well known politicians within the colony. acquaintances accused friends, mom and dad and kids one another. other than suffrage, the Salem Witch Trials signify the one second while girls performed the valuable function in American background. In curious methods, the rigors may form the longer term republic.

As psychologically exciting because it is traditionally seminal, THE WITCHES is Stacy Schiff's account of this fantastical story-the first nice American secret unveiled absolutely for the 1st time through considered one of our such a lot acclaimed historians.

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