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Authors: Rosalyn Schanzer

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Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem

WITCHES!

THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE TALE OF DISASTER IN SALEM

ROSALYN SCHANZER

Washington, D.C.

Copyright © 2011 Rosalyn Schanzer.
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Schanzer, Rosalyn.
Witches!: the absolutely true tale of disaster in Salem / by Roaslyn Schanzer.
p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index. ISBN 978-1-4263-0869-7 (hardcover)--ISBN 978-1-4263-0870-3 (library edition)--ISBN 978-1-4263-0888-8 (e-book)

1. Witchcraft--Massachusetts--Salem--History. 2. Salem (Mass.)--Church history. 3. Puritans--Massachusetts--Salem--History.
I. Title.
BF1576.S33 2011
133.4’3097445--dc22
2011012989

TITUBA
Slave of Salem Village’s Reverend Samuel Parris

SARAH GOOD
Homeless beggar with two young children

DORCAS GOOD
Sarah Good’s 4-year-old daughter

SARAH OSBORN
A bedridden old woman

MARTHA & GILES CORY
Woman who has an illegitimate son and her 80-year-old husband, a farmer

ELIZABETH & JOHN PROCTOR
A successful tavern keeper and his wife

REBECCA NURSE
Well-loved 71-year-old grandmother

GEORGE JACOBS SR.
80-year-old farmer with rheumatism

THREE DOGS
Accused of belonging to the Devil

SARAH CLOYSE & MARY EASTY
Rebecca Nurse’s highly respectable sisters

REVEREND GEORGE BURROUGHS
Former minister of Salem Village who lives in Wells, Maine

BRIDGET BISHOP
Tavern keeper from Salem Town, wears a red bodice, married 3 times

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