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  1. Women's Indian Captivity Narratives
    Women's Indian Captivity Narratives
    Edited by Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola
    Penguin Classics / 1998 / Trade Paperback
    $14.40 Retail: $16.00 Save 10% ($1.60)
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    CBD Stock No: WW436715

A unique genre within American literature, women's captivity narratives have enthralled readers for generations. Offering various perspectives, each woman's story offers a particular take on her captivity, whether she eventually joined a tribe like Mary Jemison or took her revenge like Hannah Dustan. Spanning two hundred years, these stories are still as fascinating as when first published. 356 pages, softcover.

  1. The Redeemed Captive: Returning to Zion
    The Redeemed Captive: Returning to Zion
    John Williams
    Applewood Books / 1987 / Trade Paperback
    $13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49)
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    CBD Stock No: WW91188

When the frontier village of Deerfield, Massachusetts was attacked by a party of French and Indians near dawn on February 29, 1704, the Reverend John Williams, his family, and his entire congregation suffered greatly. Forty-nine were killed, among them William's wife and two of their children. One hundred eleven were taken off as captives to Canada, including Williams and five of his surviving children. In The Redeemed Captive, Williams recorded with Christian resignation the terror and trauma of the raid, the long march through the snow and ice, and his years of captivity among the French. His account of the enemy invading his sleeping household and the ensuing ordeal still speaks of the travails of frontier life and of the New England Puritan character that enabled Williams and his flock to withstand these hardships and to return to Deerfield to rebuild the burned and sacked community.

  1. Regina, The German Captive
    Regina, The German Captive
    Reuben Weiser
    AB Publishing / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $9.19 Retail: $9.95 Save 8% ($0.76)
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    CBD Stock No: WW227953

A classic captivity narrative, this "true narrative of well-authenticated facts-somewhat enlarged and embellished" is the story of Regina. Her father and siblings murdered, only her mother and a brother survived; taken north, she lived among the Indians for nine years, forgetting her German and taking on Indian ways. The story of her eventual homecoming and family reunion provide a tableau for the moral admonitions of the Lutheran Church. Reprinted from the original manuscript, some strongly offensive language and prejudices against the Indians are retained. 252 pages, softcover.

  1. Captured by Indians
    Captured by Indians
    Howard H. Peckham
    AB Publishing / 1954 / Trade Paperback
    $12.95
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    CBD Stock No: WW651189

This retold & reprinted collection of captivity narratives spans the 17th through the 19th centuries. Including the stories of Mary Rowlandson, The Williams Family, Mary Jemison, Daniel Boone, Frances Slocum, The Parker Family, Fanny Kelly, and others, these narratives tell a fascinating story of colonial imperialism, faith & devotion, and the coalescence of stories that would eventually turn into what we today know as America's history. Retold with quotes from the original primary documents, an author's note at the end of each chapter provides information on how the tale was collected and taken down. 238 pages, softcover.

  1. The Sovereignty and Goodness of God: With Related  Documents
    The Sovereignty and Goodness of God: With Related Documents
    Mary Rowlandson
    Bedford/St. Martin / 1997 / Trade Paperback
    $26.73
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    CBD Stock No: WW211151
  1. Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison
    Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison
    Lois Lenski, Arthur Caswell Parker
    HarperCollins / 1995 / Trade Paperback
    $4.49 Retail: $6.99 Save 36% ($2.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews

Twelve-year old Mary Jemison lives on the border of eastern Pennsylvania in 1758--hardly a safe and quiet place to live. Captured by Seneca tribesmen, Mary was separated from her family, traveling to weswtern New York. Initially missing her family, she soon learns many new things about the earth, its plants, creatures and more...so much so that she starts to enjoy living life as a sister to the Indians. When a chance comes to return to English civilization, will she want to leave them? 298 pages, softcover.

  1. Captive Treasure
    Captive Treasure
    Milly Howard
    JourneyForth / 1988 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW89084

The long days on the trail were filled with excitement for adventurous Carrie Talbot. And at the end of the trail waited more adventure- she was going to start a brand new life at the Indian mission established by her uncle. Then a sudden encounter with an Indian raiding party left Carrie with more excitement than she wanted. As she rode off helplessly with her captors, frantic thoughts raced through Carrie's mind. Why was one of the Indians so interested in the family Bible she had managed to save? How could she escape? Even if she did, how could she ever find the wagon train again? The raiding party took Carrie deep into the wilderness to a Cheyenne camp on the banks of a distant river. There Carrie met the Indian called the Keeper and began a life far different from any she had ever imagined.

  1. Calico Captive
    Calico Captive
    Speare
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1985 / Trade Paperback
    $5.99 Retail: $6.95 Save 14% ($0.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW50765

Based on a real captive Diary, Miriam and her sister Susannah, along with her husband and children are captured by Indians during the raids of the French and Indian War. Forced to march to Canada where they believe they'll be sold. From a rare night of partying to a grueling walk through the New Hampshire woods, Calico Captive traces the long trail of a family sold, from New England to Montreal to England and back to New England again. 274 pages, softcover.

  1. Spotted Boy and the Comanches
    Spotted Boy and the Comanches
    Mabel Earp Cason
    Pacific Press Publishing Association / Trade Paperback
    $8.99
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    CBD Stock No: WW313315

An evangelism-based captivity narrative, Spotted Boy and the Comanches is the story of Thad Conway, a Texas settler who is kidnapped by the Comanches. Focusing on his life with the Comanches, read about his attempted to influence the tribe to convert to Christianity . . . and find out whether he ever made it back to his own people. 155 pages, softcover.

  1. My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians
    My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians
    Fanny Kelly
    Applewood Books / Trade Paperback
    $16.16 Retail: $17.95 Save 10% ($1.79)
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    CBD Stock No: WW222974