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The Revenge of Hannah Duston

Nancy B. Mercer

The Revenge of Hannah Duston

And the Role of the Abnaki in King William"s War

by Nancy B. Mercer

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World - General,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11285660M
    ISBN 100805983341
    ISBN 109780805983340


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The Revenge of Hannah Duston by Nancy B. Mercer Download PDF EPUB FB2

“In this superb book, Massacre on the Merrimack, Jay Atkinson tells two stories: First, the dramatic tale of a young woman, Hannah Duston, who is abducted by Abenaki tribesmen and force-marched across a hundred miles of frozen wilderness, before fighting her way free.

That alone is a dramatic tale of heroism, savagery, and survival against /5(80). Just finished Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Dustons Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America by Jay Atkinson, a very cool book for a history nerd (or anyone else for that matter).

This work The Revenge of Hannah Duston book non-fiction is about the abduction of Hannah Duston in The Revenge of Hannah Duston book her home in Indian country Haverhill, Massachusetts by the Abenaki in league with /5(54).

Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America - Kindle edition by Atkinson, Jay. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America/5(79). Hannah scalped all 10 Indians, six of whom were children, washed her hands, and began heading south in the canoe. Miraculously, Hannah and her friends made it back to the Duston land without being discovered, where they found her husband and children alive and safe.

The only one who had been lost to the tragedy was precious little Martha. Very intrigued by Hannah Dustin’s story. Recently read “Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America” by Jay Atkinson.

I think everyone in the Haverhill and Merrimack River area should read about Hannah and what life was like for the early settlers. There is a statue of Hannah Duston in Massachusetts, and now there is this wonderful book—a fitting memorial to an extraordinary woman, whose story is finally, and brilliantly, told here.” —Alex Beam, Boston Globe columnist and author of American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon ChurchBrand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Hannah Dustin (also spelled Duston and Dustan) was born as Hannah Emerson on Decemto Michael and Hannah Webster Emerson, in the Puritan village of Haverhill, Massachusetts. She was the eldest of 15 children. When she grew up, she married a farmer and brick-maker named Thomas Dustin in and the couple would have 13 children.

Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America Buy this book A strong sense of place and vivid narration underscore journalist Atkinson’s tale of war. Early on Maa band of Abenaki warriors in service to the French raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts.

Striking swiftly, the Abenaki killed twenty-seven men, women, and children, and took thirteen captives, including thirty-nine-year-old Hannah Duston and her week-old daughter, Martha.

Methuen author Jay Atkinson traced Hannah Duston’s footsteps for his new book, “Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America.”.

MASSACRE ON THE MERRIMACK. Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America. Lyons Press is proud to announce the October 1, release of Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America, by Jay. Buy Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America by Atkinson, Jay (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(62). : Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America () by Jay Atkinson and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

Now in paperback -Awarded honors in nonfiction by the Massachusetts Book Award. -A riveting true story of murder, captivity, revenge, and escape Told with narrative skill and exquisite historical detail Massacre on the Merrimack examines a dark period in America's past and the bloody deeds of Hannah Duston, who escaped her Native American captors and returned to her settlement of Haverhill.

a year spent retracing Hannah Duston’s journey. Both approaches were crucial in informing the writing of my book, Massacre on the Merrimack. The following excerpt from Chapter IV: A Forced March describes the beginning of Hannah Duston’s captivity journey from Haverhill.

As they departed the last bit of culti-vated land, the mood of the savagesFile Size: KB. On 15 MarGeorge CORLISS ( – )'s daughter Mary Neff was nursing Hannah Dustin who had given birth the week before. They taken prisoner by the Indians in an attack on Haverhill and carried towards Canada.

Hannah Duston ( - ) was a colonial Massachusetts Puritan woman who escaped Native American captivity by leading her fellow captives in scalping their.

The simple narrative is by Juanita Carey, based on research she did when she was a school librarian in Allenstown, New Hampshire. A fourth-grade teacher asked Ms. Carey if she could find any material on Hannah Dustin, who seemed to be 'a very interesting woman in New Hampshire history.' As the author launched her research she discovered that Dustin had become somewhat controversial, with books.

On the outskirts of present day Haverhill, MA, the Duston family was the victim of a such a raid, and the matriarch Hannah, mother to nine living children, was taken, with her nurse and her week old daughter, by an Abenaki band. Her captivity and her revenge make for a fascinating and almost unbelievable tale.4/5(1).

Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. MASSACRE ON MERRIMACK: HANNAH DUSTON'S CAPTIVITY AND REVENGE IN COLONIAL AMERICA By Jay Atkinson - Hardcover *Excellent Condition*.5/5(2).

Listen to Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America audiobook by Jay Atkinson. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone.

Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!Author: Jay Atkinson. This is an informative book detailing the story of Hannah Dustin, beginning with background information on Haverhill, Massachusetts and King William's War, continuing to explain the Raid on Haverhill with notes on religion and gender norms at the time.

It also details Hannah's escape, return home, legacy, and some criticisms of her ed on: J Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America (Paperback) at Massacre on the Merrimack | Early on Maa band of Abenaki warriors in service to the French raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts.

Striking swiftly, the Abenaki killed twenty-seven men, women, and children, and took thirteen captives, including thirty-nine-year-old Hannah Duston and her week-old daughter, : Lyons Press.

Featured image: “Hannah Duston Killing the Indians” by Junius Brutus Stearns, (); Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville Maine. Hannah Duston of Haverhill was born in Ipswich on High Street in while her mother was visiting her relatives thea bronze statue of Hannah Duston was created by Calvin Weeks in Have r hill i n Grand Army Park, honoring her escape from.

A statue of Hannah Dustin is pictured in Haverhill, Massachusetts. (William B. Plowman/AP) This article is more than 4 years old. The story. Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America Welcome to the Grand View, Hannah.

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Product Information. Now in paperback -Awarded honors in nonfiction by the Massachusetts Book Award. -A riveting true story of murder, captivity, revenge, and escape Told with narrative skill and exquisite historical detail Massacre on the Merrimack examines a dark period in America's past and the bloody deeds of Hannah Duston, who escaped her Native American captors and returned to her.

Now in paperback. Awarded honors in nonfiction by the Massachusetts Book Award.A riveting true story of murder, captivity, revenge, and escapeTold with narrative skill and exquisite historical detail Massacre on the Merrimack examines a dark period in America’s past and the bloody deeds of Hannah Duston, who escaped her Native American captors and returned to her settlement of Haverhill.

His Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America (Lyons Press, ) alternates between thriller-paced accounts of Duston’s odyssey and measured examinations of the social, political, and religious landscape that brought the Abenaki to her door.

Get this from a library. Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's captivity and revenge in colonial America. [Jay Atkinson]. - Hannah Duston (Dustin, Dustan, and Durstan) (born Hannah Emerson, Decem - c.

) was a colonial Massachusetts Puritan woman who escaped Native American captivity by leading her fellow captives in scalping their captors at night. Duston is the first woman honored in the United States with a statue.

(Wikipedia). See more ideas about Emerson, Statue and Massachusetts pins. This book did not disappoint me. A brief warning-the subject matter is not for the faint hearted, it is the story of Hannah Duston, wife of Thomas and mother of eleven who is captured by a band of Algonquian Indians in Haverhill, MA shortly after birthing her 12th baby/5.

The item Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's captivity and revenge in colonial America, Jay Atkinson represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Sharon Public Library.

But Hannah's one burst of activity was enough for Haverhill, which has dodged the sharp edges of conflicting passions and maintains the monument with great care. The Friends of the Library gift shop across the street still sells Hannah Duston t-shirts, and refrigerator magnets of the statue.

Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America eBook: Atkinson, Jay: : Kindle Store/5(61).

The Buttonwoods Museum will host a reading and book signing for Jay Atkinson’s new book, “Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America.”. Visit reports, news, maps, directions and info on Hannah Duston: The Mother's Revenge in Haverhill, Massachusetts.

Courtesy imageMethuen author Jay Atkinson traced Hannah Duston’s footsteps for his new book, “Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America.”. MASSACRE ON THE MERRIMACK: Hannah Duston's Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America Jay Atkinson In a gripping, award-winning true story of murder, captivity, revenge, and escape, Atkinson chronicles the deeds of Hannah Durston, who escaped Native American captors and returned to her settlement of Haverhill, Massachusetts with a collection of.

Get this from a library. Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston's captivity and revenge in colonial America. [Jay Atkinson] -- True story of murder, captivity, revenge, and escape, set against the fiery backdrop of the French and Indian war.

Examines the period in American history when French Catholicism vied for control of. The Story of Hannah Duston: Cotton Mather to Thoreau.

by Robert D. Arner. On Ma /98, a band of Canadian Indians allied with the French in King William's War attacked the frontier town of Haverhill, Massachusetts, and, in a short skirmish, killed more than a score of the inhabitants, burned a number of dwellings, and carried a dozen whites into captivity.Jay Atkinson is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, investigative journalist, and itinerant amateur athlete from Methuen, Mass.

He is the author of two novels, a .The Buttonwoods Museum will host a reading and book signing for Jay Atkinson’s new book, "Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America" on Friday from 6.