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Fire & roses : the burning of the Charlestown convent, 1834 / Nancy Lusignan Schultz.

Book Book (c2000.)
Description: 317 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Free Press, c2000.
18 of 19 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Wakefield.
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Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 974.44 BOSTON Schultz (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0684856859
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-304) and index.
Contents: Principal characters -- Prologue -- The seed is planted -- Mount Benedict blooms -- Convent secrets and the early years -- Charlestown in full flower -- Education and convent life -- A deadly miasma -- Cemeteries, cholera, and Catholicism -- The vine uprooted -- 1834: A year of heartbreaks -- The lost garden -- Indictments and trial -- The ashes scatter -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Partial list of students.
Citation: Schultz, Nancy Lusignan. "Fire & roses : the burning of the Charlestown convent, 1834." New York, NY : Free Press, 2000.
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