The Watery Part of the World

The Watery Part of the World

A Novel

Paperback - 2012
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In 1813, Theodosia Burr Alston, daughter of Aaron Burr, is on a ship that is attacked by pirates and she is left for dead on a small island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. A hermit nurses her back to health and protects her as she embarks on a new life. In 1970, her descendents are among the only remaining residents of the same island.
Published: Chapel Hill, N.C. :, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill,, 2012.
Edition: First paperback edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781616201432
1616201436
Branch Call Number: F PAR
Characteristics: 275 pages ;,21 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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