Caleb's Crossing: a novel

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A bestselling tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure from the author of The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Bethia Mayfield is a restless and curious young woman growing up in Martha's vineyard in the 1660s amid a small band of pioneering English Puritans. At age twelve, she meets Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a secret bond that draws each into the alien world of the other. Bethia's father is a Calvinist minister who seeks to convert the native Wampanoag, and Caleb becomes a prize in the contest between old ways and new, eventually becoming the first Native American graduate of Harvard College. Inspired by a true story and narrated by the irresistible Bethia, Caleb's Crossing brilliantly captures the triumphs and turmoil of two brave, openhearted spirits who risk everything in a search for knowledge at a time of superstition and ignorance.

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auth_author2 Ehle, Jennifer, 1969-, Ehle, Jennifer, 1969-.
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Bethia Mayfield, growing up in the tiny settlement of Great Harbor amid a small band of pioneers and Puritans, is restless and curious. She yearns for an education that is closed to her by her sex. As often as she can, she slips away to explore the island's glistening beaches and observe its native Wampanoag inhabitants. At the age of twelve, she encounters Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a tentative, secret friendship that draws each into the alien world of the other. Bethia's minister father tries to convert the Wampanoag, awakening the wrath of the tribe's shaman, against whose magic he must test his own beliefs. One of his projects becomes the education of Caleb, and a year later, Caleb is in Cambridge, studying Latin and Greek among the colonial elite. There, Bethia finds herself reluctantly indentured as a housekeeper and can closely observe Caleb's crossing of cultures. Like Brooks' beloved narrator Anna in Year of Wonders, Bethia proves an emotionally irresistible guide to the wilds of Martha's Vineyard and the intimate spaces of the human heart. Evocative and utterly absorbing, Caleb's Crossing further establishes Brooks' place as one of our most acclaimed novelists., One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback., PLAYAengPLAYAGK8OCLCAOCLCQOCLCAOCLCFOCLCOOCLOCLCQOCLCOBYV, PR9619.3.B7153C36 2011b, PR9619.3.B7153C36 2011c, PR9619.3.B7153C36 2011d, Playaway Digital Audio., Previously released by Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2011., Read by Jennifer Ehle., Release date supplied by publisher., The narrator of Caleb's Crossing is Bethia Mayfield, growing up in the tiny settlement of Great Harbor amid a small band of pioneers and Puritans. Restless and curious, she yearns after an education that is closed to her by her sex. 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From the Trade Paperback edition.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Biographical fiction, Cheeshahteaumuck, Caleb, -- approximately 1646-1666, Cheeshahteaumuck, Caleb, -- approximately 1646-1666 -- Fiction, Cheeshahteaumuck, Caleb, -- ca. 1646-1666 -- Fiction, FICTION / Historical, Fiction, Indian college graduates, Indian college graduates -- Fiction, Indian scholars, Indian scholars -- United States -- Fiction, Large type books, Massachusetts -- Martha's Vineyard, United States, Wampanoag Indians, Wampanoag Indians -- Massachusetts -- Martha's Vineyard -- Fiction
title_display Caleb's Crossing
title_full Caleb's Crossing A Novel, Caleb's crossing : a novel / Geraldine Brooks, Caleb's crossing : a novel [electronic resource] / Geraldine Brooks, Caleb's crossing [sound recording] : a novel / Geraldine Brooks, Caleb's crossing [text (large print)] / Geraldine Brooks
title_short Caleb's Crossing
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topic_facet Cheeshahteaumuck, Caleb, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Indian college graduates, Indian scholars, Large type books, Literature, Wampanoag Indians