Flight of the Sparrow: A Novel of Early America

Flight of the Sparrow: A Novel of Early America - Amy Belding Brown Mary Rowlandson is a housewife, ministers wife, and a member of the Puritan community. She lives in a very ordered world, and never strays far from her front yard. She is highly revered and upheld in her community, and never wants for anything. While she is safe, she is also confined. She does not question her life, until she is tragically yanked from it.
Mary is kidnapped from her home during an Indian raid, and sold into slavery to an Indian family. She struggles to keep her faith, and learn what she can about her surviving children. She is befriended by a Praying Indian named James, and while in captivity, she begins to grow fond of James, and begins to compare him to her husband Joseph.
When Mary is ransomed back to the English, she no longer fits in with their world. She longs in her heart to return to the Indians, and the freedoms she enjoyed there. Her husband is shocked when she begins to stand up to him, no longer accepting his word for everything. Can Mary survive being back in her world and the cage it puts her in?


This book was a great read and I really enjoyed it!! I recommend this one out!