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The Sovereignty and Goodness of God

Mary Rowlandson

Book Basics

Title:

The Sovereignty and Goodness of God

Author:

Mary Rowlandson

Published:

1682

Pages:

184

Synopsis

Mary Rowlandson was a colonial American woman who was captured during an attack by Native Americans during King Philip's War and held ransom for 11 weeks. After being released, she wrote A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, also known as The Sovereignty and Goodness of God. It is a work in the literary genre of captivity narratives. It is considered to be one of America's first bestsellers, four editions appearing in 1682 when it was first published.

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