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Sarah Of The Wilderness William LeRoy Emeny

Sarah Of The Wilderness

William LeRoy Emeny

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Sarah is uprooted from her comfortable home in early seventeenth century England and thrust into the savage and limitless wilderness of the New World headed for the new colony of Rensselaer on the mid Hudson River. While they are waiting for the iceMoreSarah is uprooted from her comfortable home in early seventeenth century England and thrust into the savage and limitless wilderness of the New World headed for the new colony of Rensselaer on the mid Hudson River. While they are waiting for the ice to melt on the river she meets and is pursued by Jamie, who if she believes the gossip, lives among the savages in the New World and is shunned by the rest of the colonist on the ship.Sarah has never known her place and alienates most men she meets. Realizing that she will be facing a life so foreign to her and her family, she wonders how they can survive. She beseeches Jamie to teach her to shoot and hunt. In her struggle to learn the ways of the wilderness, she faces Indian attack, cold, hunger and her biggest fear of all, child birth.Jamie is returning to his home on Kinderhook Creek with animals he has purchased in England and is captivated by Sarah and her drive to learn to hunt, shoot and provide for herself and her family. She is an unusual woman and he soon realizes that he cannot dominate this strong willed person who refuses to be subjugated by any man. His pursuit of Sarah leads them on an adventure that is sometimes dangerous, sometimes funny and often soul searching.