Download e-book for iPad: American Witches: A Broomstick Tour through Four Centuries by Susan Fair

By Susan Fair

ISBN-10: 1510703802

ISBN-13: 9781510703803

ISBN-10: 1536681970

ISBN-13: 9781536681970

The background of yank witches is much more strange than you ever imagined. From bewitched pigs hell-bent on revenge to ugly twentieth-century murders, American Witches unearths unusual incidents of witchcraft that experience lengthy been swept lower than the rug as strange sidenotes to history.

On a journey via background that’s either whimsical and startling, we’ll come upon seventeenth-century little ones flying round inside of their New England domestic “like geese.” We’ll meet a father-son crew of pious Puritans who launched into a venture that concerned undressing women and overseeing hangings. And at the eve of the Civil struggle, we’ll accompany a reporter as he dons a costume and is going looking for witches in manhattan City’s most deadly neighborhoods.

Entertainingly readable and wealthy in striking information usually disregarded of today’s texts, American Witches casts a flickering torchlight into the darkish corners of yank history.

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