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The physick book of Deliverance Dane : a novel, by Katherine Howe

Label
The physick book of Deliverance Dane : a novel
Title
The physick book of Deliverance Dane
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Katherine Howe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin needs to spend her summer doing research for her doctoral dissertation. But when her mother asks her to handle the sale of Connie's grandmother's abandoned home near Salem, she can't refuse. As she is drawn deeper into the mysteries of the family house, Connie discovers an ancient key secreted within a seventeenth-century Bible. The key contains a yellowing fragment of parchment with a name written upon it: Deliverance Dane. This discovery launches Connie on a quest to find out who this woman was, and to unearth a rare colonial artifact of singular power: a physick book, its pages a secret repository for lost knowledge of herbs and other, stranger things. As the pieces of Deliverance's harrowing story begin to fall into place, Connie is haunted by visions of the long-ago witch trials, and begins to fear that she is more tied to Salem's dark past then she could have ever imagined. --Barnes and Noble
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Howe, Katherine
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.O947
LC item number
P47 2009
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Witchcraft
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Witchcraft
  • Marblehead (Mass.)
  • Salem (Mass.)
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
Label
The physick book of Deliverance Dane : a novel, by Katherine Howe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 368)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781401395155
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)441194721
  • (OCoLC)ocn441194721
  • 1891904
Label
The physick book of Deliverance Dane : a novel, by Katherine Howe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 368)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781401395155
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)441194721
  • (OCoLC)ocn441194721
  • 1891904

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