Great Gables Guide – Events In Coral Gables, Florida
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Dr. Judith Guskin – Longing To Be Free
Friday, November 9 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
This novel is set in tumultuous times 1630-1677 in colonial New England and London. In the beginning there was peaceful co-existence between the English colonists and the Native American Nations. Comfort Bradford, the daughter of the Governor of Plymouth, is friends with her Wampanoag neighbors; she speaks their language and respects their culture. Decades later her friend Metacom leads his people and other tribes in a united effort against the colonies.
It was a war that almost destroyed all New England towns and native villages. Why did this war happen? Was it a just war?
Inspired by true events, this richly-detailed novel brings to life the leaders — Native Americans, colonists and members of the London Parliament — whose beliefs and actions shaped history for generations. Comfort’s dreams, fears, passions and daring actions are woven throughout this historical novel of friendship, love, religious conflicts, politics and war.
Meet the author at Books & Books, 265 Aragon at 6:30pm. Call 305-442-4408. http://www.booksandbooks.com