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The Strange Death of Mistress Coffin

By: Begiebing' Robert J

Price: $6.84

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books: 1991

Edition: Book Club Edition

Our Product Number: 604346

ISBN: 0945575564

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

184 pages. In the seventeenth-century records of what is now Exeter, New Hampshire, is the account of an unsolved murder. A woman's body, brutally mangled, was found in the Piscataqua River. Robert J. Begiebing happened upon the mystery, began reading everything he could find about it, and became fascinated with what might have happened and with what his research revealed about that long-ago time. The more he read, the less valid seemed the customary stereotypes of iron, austere men and dour, straitlaced women that have come down to us as the people of Puritan New England. So he wrote a novel ... View more info