The Salem Witch Trials by Marilynne K. Roach
A Day-by-Day Chronicle of New England Under Siege

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Based on over twenty years of original archival research, this history unfolds a nearly day-by-day narrative of the Salem Witch Trials as the citizens of Salem experienced the outbreak of hysteria.
 

About Marilynne K. Roach

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Marilynne K. Roach has written several nonfiction books for young readers. She lives in Watertown, Massachusetts, not far from Salem.
 
Published September 17, 2002 by Cooper Square Press. 740 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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The Salem witch trials of 1692–1693 remain one of the enigmas of American history. How did the witchcraft hysteria come about? Did the imaginations of the townspeople run wild so that they vi

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Using newly available diaries, journals and letters, Roach then reconstructs, for the first time, daily life during the height of the witch trials as well as accounts of court proceedings, arrests and suspects' confessions.

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