The Watery Part of the World

The Watery Part of the World

Book - 2011
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Set along the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the 1800's and the 1970s, the novel follows Theodosia Burr, daughter of Aaron Burr, who by many accounts was captured by pirates and lived out the rest of her life on a remote island, and the island's descendants hundreds of years later.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011
ISBN: 9781565126824
1565126823
Branch Call Number: FICTION Par
Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm

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Jul 14, 2014

While there is a basis for a good story here, the chronology is confusing....

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Jul 14, 2014

Aaron Burr's daughter is kidnapped by pirates on her way to reveal papers which would prove his innocence. She is left to fend for herself on a North Carolina barrier island. This is her story and that of her great-great-great granddaughters.

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