Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare

By Elizabeth George Speare

Within the 12 months 1754, the stillness of Charlestown, New Hampshire, is shattered by means of the terrifying cries of an Indian raid. younger Miriam Willard, on an afternoon that had promised new happiness, unearths herself as an alternative a captive on a woodland path, stuck up within the ebb and move of the French and Indian War.
It is a harrowing march north. Miriam can in basic terms strength herself to the subsequent preventing position, the subsequent small part of meals, the following icy movement to be crossed. on the finish of the path waits a lifetime of exertions and, probably, even a lifetime of slavery. Mingled along with her ideas of Phineas Whitney, her sweetheart on his strategy to Harvard, is the crying of her sister’s child, Captive, born at the trail.
Miriam and her partners eventually succeed in Montreal, a urban of moving loyalties choked with the intrigue of battle, and the following, through a surprising twist of fortune, Miriam meets the popular Du Quesne relatives, who introduce her to a existence she hasn't ever imagined. in keeping with an exact narrative diary released in 1807, Calico Captive skillfully reenacts an soaking up part of historical past.

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