A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson is a first-hand account of the author’s experience as a captive of the Wampanoag Indians during the King Philip’s War. The book begins with a brief history of the conflict between the English and the Indians, leading up to Rowlandson’s capture. She then describes her captivity, including the death of her young son and her eventual escape. The book concludes with Rowlandson’s reflections on her experience and her return to her family.
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