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The Watery Part of the World

A Novel
Parker, Michael (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Watery Part of the World
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Set along the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the 1800s and the 1970s, the novel follows Theodosia Burr, daughter of Aaron Burr, who by many accounts was captured by pirates and lived out the rest of her life on a remote island, and the island's descendants hundreds of years later.
Authors: Parker, Michael, 1959-
Title: The watery part of the world
a novel
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011
Characteristics: 261 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Michael Parker
Summary: Set along the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the 1800s and the 1970s, the novel follows Theodosia Burr, daughter of Aaron Burr, who by many accounts was captured by pirates and lived out the rest of her life on a remote island, and the island's descendants hundreds of years later.
ISBN: 1565126823
9781565126824
Branch Call Number: FICTION PARKER 2011
Subject Headings: North Carolina History 1775-1865 Fiction Outer Banks (N.C.) Fiction Freedmen Fiction African Americans Fiction Young women Fiction
Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Topical Term: Freedmen
African Americans
Young women
LCCN: 2010037684
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Jul 14, 2014
  • bixby rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

While there is a basis for a good story here, the chronology is confusing....

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Jul 14, 2014
  • bixby rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Aaron Burr's daughter is kidnapped by pirates on her way to reveal papers which would prove his innocence. She is left to fend for herself on a North Carolina barrier island. This is her story and that of her great-great-great granddaughters.

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