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Author LinkHorn, James P. P.
Title LinkA kingdom strange : the brief and tragic history of the lost colony of Roanoke / James Horn.
Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2010.
Description 296 p. :  ill., maps ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-276) and index.
Contents Contents: Prologue : John White’s last letter -- To "annoy the King of Spain" -- Roanoke -- "Chaunis temoatan" -- A city on the bay -- The broken promise -- "Into the main" -- Epilogue : Ralegh’s ship -- Chronology -- The settlers of 1587.
Summary In this gripping account based on new archival material, colonial historian James Horn tells for the first time the complete story of what happened to the Roanoke colonists and their descendants.
Subject LinkRoanoke Colony.
LinkRoanoke Island (N.C.) -- History.
Subject LinkNorth Carolina -- Roanoke Island.
LinkUnited States -- Roanoke Colony.
LinkHistory.

System Number 000677077
ISBN Link9780465004850 (alk. paper)
Link0465004857 (alk. paper)
Link9780465024902 (pbk.)
Link0465024904 (pbk.)

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