The Rainborowes : one family's quest to build a new England / Adrian Tinniswood.
- ISBN: 9780465023004
- ISBN: 0465023002
- Description: xiii, 366 pages : illustration, map ; 25 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, a Member of the Perseus Books Group, 
- 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 0 copies at Gloucester.
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|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult New Books||New 929.2/Tinniswood (Text to phone)||Checked out||04/03/2014|
|Peabody Main||Adult New Nonfiction||NEW DA 419 .A1 T56 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-347) and index.
|Contents Note:|| Begin Thy doom. Between worlds and worlds ; That proud city ; Whom shall we send? ; Such an enemy we have ; From Afric shore ; In freedom equal ; Safe toward Canaan ; Better Thou belong ; Dispersed in foreign lands -- Translated saints. Hard liberty ; They on the trading flood ; The brandished sword of God ; War then, war ; And get themselves a name ; This avenging sword ; By battery, scale, and mine -- The end of what we are. The wasteful deep ; My sect Thou seest ; Of rebel angels ; War in Heaven and battle proud ; The great consult began ; Disobedience ; In mutiny ; The rebel king ; The dire event ; Loud lament and furious rage ; My other self ; Their solitary way ; A land and times obscure.
|Summary:|| The period between 1630 and 1660 was one of the most tumultuous in Western history, witnessing the birth of New England and, in the mother country, a chaotic civil war that rent the very fabric of English social, political, and religious life. At the center of this turbulent time was an outsized family: the Rainborowes. Shipmasters and soldiers, entrepreneurs and idealists, they bridged two worlds as they struggled to forge a better future for themselves and their kin.
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