Mary Derwent A tale of Wyoming and Mohawk Valleys in 1778

By: Ann S. Stephens
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Mary Derwent: A Tale of Wyoming and Mohawk Valleys in 1778" by Ann S. Stephens is a captivating historical fiction novel set amidst the backdrop of the American Revolution. Stephens masterfully intertwines romance, adventure, and drama against the rugged frontier life of the Wyoming and Mohawk Valleys. As the story unfolds, readers are introduced to Mary Derwent, a resilient female protagonist navigating the challenges of survival and conflict in a tumultuous era. Against the backdrop of Native American encounters and the upheaval of war, Mary embodies the pioneer spirit, showcasing courage and determination in the face of adversity. Stephens skillfully immerses readers in the rich tapestry of historical detail, vividly depicting the struggles and triumphs of frontier life during this pivotal period in American history. The novel pulsates with the tension of the Revolution, as Mary finds herself entangled in the webs of love and loyalty amidst the chaos of war. Through its engaging narrative and compelling characters, "Mary Derwent" transports readers to a bygone era, where the spirit of adventure and the quest for freedom reign supreme. Stephens' portrayal of frontier life and the human spirit resonates long after the final page is turned, making this novel a timeless testament to the resilience of the American people.

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Ann S. Stephens

Ann Sophia Stephens (1810-1886) was an American novelist and magazine editor who is credited as the progenitor of the dime novel genre. She began her writing career in Portland, Maine, where she co-founded and edited the Portland Magazine. Later, in New York, she served as the editor of The Ladies Companion and adopted the pseudonym Jonathan Slick. Stephens wrote over twenty-five serial novels, along with short stories and poems for well-known periodicals. Her novel "Malaeska, the Indian Wife of the White Hunter" is considered the first dime novel and was highly influential. Stephens also published her own magazine, Mrs Stephens' Illustrated New Monthly. Her works include "High Life in New York," "The Old Homestead," and "A Noble Woman."

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 302pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363052397
  • ISBN-13: 9789363052390
  • Item Weight: 392.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 16.7mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical