History - United States - State & Local - New England (ct, Ma, Me, Nh, Ri, Vt)

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The Wordy Shipmates

Sarah Vowell

From the 'New York Times'-bestselling author of 'Assassination Vacation' and 'The Partly Cloudy Patriot' comes an examination of the Puritans, their covenant communities, deep-rooted idealism, political and cultural relevance, and the...

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Published: Oct 2009

New Hampshire Book of the Dead: Grave...

Roxie Zwicker

New Hampshire's historic graveyards, from Portsmouth to North Conway, have bizarre and eerie stories to offer their visitors. Graveyards often invoke fear and superstition among the living, but the dead who rest within them may have m...

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Published: Oct 2012

Legends and Lore of the North Shore (...

Peter Muise

For over three hundred years, stories of witches, sea serpents and pirates have amazed and terrified residents of Massachusetts's North Shore. In the summer of 1692, phantom men were spotted in the fields of Gloucester. Farther north,...

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Published: Jul 2014

Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the ...

Barbara F. Berenson

Boston's black and white abolitionists forged a second American revolution dedicated to ending slavery and honoring the promise of liberty made in the Declaration of Independence. Before the war, Bostonians were bitterly divided betwe...

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Published: Jun 2014

Boston Marathon History by the Mile (...

Paul C. Clerici

From Hopkinton to Boylston Street, the beloved 26.2 miles of the Boston Marathon mark historic moments and memories dating back to 1897. Town by town and step by step, follow author, journalist, and runner Paul C. Clerici as he goes d...

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Published: Apr 2014

Chappaquiddick: Power, Privilege, and...

Leo Damore

"An achievement of reportorial diligence, this book tells a story that the most imaginative crime novelist would have been hard put to invent. It is a tale of death, intrigue, obstruction of justice, corruption and politics. It is als...

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Published: Apr 2018

Wicked Weird & Wily Yankees: A Celebr...

Stephen Gencarella

Incredible Stories of the Prophets, Vagabonds, Fortune-Tellers, Hermits, Lords, and Poets Who Shaped New EnglandNew England has been a lot of things—an economic hub, a cultural center, a sports mecca—but it is also home to many of...

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Published: May 2018

Myths and Mysteries of New Hampshire:...

Matthew P. Mayo

Myths and Mysteries of New Hampshire reveals the dark and ominous cloud of mysteries and myths that hovers over the Granite State. This book offers residents, travelers, history buffs, and ghost hunters a refreshingingly lively...

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Published: May 2014

Away Off Shore: Nantucket Island and ...

Nathaniel Philbrick

"For everyone who loves Nantucket Island this is the indispensable book." -Russell Baker Nantucket is a tiny island with a huge history. In his first book of history, Away Off Shore, New York Times-bestselling author Nathani...

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Published: Apr 2011

South Buffalo The Way It Was

Roger Roberge Rainville

South Buffalo - The Way It Was -If you were ever part of South Buffalo this is a great book for you: pre-baby boomers, baby boomers and generations beyond. It touches on all of the South Buffalo areas and is guaranteed to have someth...

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Published: Jan 2017

Eden on the Charles: The Making of Bo...

Michael Rawson

Drinking a glass of tap water, strolling in a park, hopping a train for the suburbs: some aspects of city life are so familiar that we don t think twice about them. But such simple actions are structured by complex relationships with ...

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Published: Oct 2014

Pirates of New England: Ruthless Raid...

Gail Selinger

Tales of swashbuckling adventure, murder, treachery, and mayhem! One would be mistaken to think of pirates as roaming only the Caribbean. Pirates as famous as William Kidd and Henry Every have at various times plundered, pillaged, and...

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Published: Sep 2017

Mainers on the Titanic

Mac Smith

Mainers on the Titanic traces the stories of passengers on that fateful ship who had ties to Maine. Many of them were wealthy summer visitors to Bar Harbor, but there were other residents of state aboard as well. Their tales are retol...

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Published: Jun 2014

Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineerin...

Neil Swidey

The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job—with deadly results A quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in Ame...

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Published: Feb 2015

The Tragedy of the Royal Tar: The 183...

Mark Warner

On October 25, 1836, the sidewheel steamer Royal Tar caught fire in Maine's Penobscot Bay. On board was a small circus menagerie returning to Boston from a summer-long tour of the Canadian Maritimes. Plagued by gale-force winds and ro...

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Published: Jan 2015
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