Author: Susan Fair
Title: American Witches A Broomstick Tour through Four Centuries
Print Length: 336
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
The history of American witches is way weirder than you ever imagined. From bewitched pigs hell-bent on revenge to gruesome twentieth-century murders, American Witches reveals strange incidents of witchcraft that have long been swept under the rug as bizarre sidenotes to history.On a tour through history thats both whimsical and startling, well encounter seventeenth-century children flying around inside their New England home like geese. Well meet a father-son team of pious Puritans who embarked on a mission that involved undressing ladies and overseeing hangings. And on the eve of the Civil War, well accompany a reporter as he dons a dress and goes searching for witches in New York Citys most dangerous neighborhoods.Entertainingly readable and rich in amazing details often left out of todays texts, American Witches casts a flickering torchlight into the dark corners of American history.