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1 Powning, Beth A Measure of Light (signed)
Toronto Penguin / Random House / Knopf Canada 2015 0345808479 / 9780345808479 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New Signed by Powning, on title page
A "seventeenth-century Puritan who flees persecution in England" discovers the colony of Massachusetts Bay is as restrictive as the country she fled, and after becoming one of America's first Quakers, realizes that "she must follow her convictions in order to bring an end to the brutal repression of the Quakers in Massachusetts, for whom death by hanging is the ultimate punishment." Brown boards w/gilt spine lettering, 324 pages. An unread copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Powning, Beth The Sea Captain's Wife (signed)
Toronto Alfred A. Knopf Canada 2010 0307397106 / 9780307397102 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New Signed by Author
First printing w/complete number sequence. Nominated for the 2012 International Impac Dublin Literary Award. A woman who has married a sea captain and "imagines an exciting life at sea with him" is denied her wishes when she becomes pregnant, and must remain behind when he sets sail. Upon his return years lataer, a scandal forces him to take her and his young daughter on board, where "they set sail for London with bitter hearts." This copy signed by Powning, on title page. Cream boards w/bronze spine lettering, 371 pages (including glossary, acknowledgments). An unread copy. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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