Witchcraft of Salem Village
Shirley Jackson

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Narrated By: Gabrielle de Cuir

Duration: 3 hours and 9 minutes

What to expect

A detailed account of one of the strangest and most shocking episodes in American history, written by the author of "The Lottery"

Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba. When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused townsperson after townsperson of being witches. Author Shirley Jackson examines in careful detail this horrifying true story of accusations, trials, and executions that shook a community to its foundations.

Genre

Children’s / Teenage general interest: History and the past, Children’s / Teenage general interest: History and the past

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