By Geraldine Brooks
(Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410437341, 539pp.)
Publication Date: May 2011
- In discussing the purchase of the island from the Wampanoag, Bethia's father says, "some now say that [the sonquem] did not fully understand that we meant to keep the land from them forever. Be that as it may, what's done is done and it was done lawfully" (p. 9). Do you agree with his opinion?