The burning time

  • 113 Pages
  • 0.29 MB
  • English
Delacorte Press , New York
France -- History -- Henry IV, 1589-1610 -- Juvenile fiction, Witchcraft -- France -- Fiction, France -- History -- Henry IV, 1589-1610 -- Fi



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After her father"s sudden death, fourteen-year-old Rose Rives finds that sixteenth-century France is a dangerous place for women, when some greedy, vindictive men charge her mother and others with being witches.

StatementCarol Matas.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M423964 Bu 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1077251M
ISBN 100385320973
LC Control Number94000443

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