Penelope a novel of new amsterdam jim mcfarlane on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers penelope an exciting tale of adventure plus mystery plus romance in colonial america was inspired by a true story in 1640s amsterdam. Jim mcfarlane has written a book penelope a novel of new amsterdam penelope and her husband emigrated from amsterdam to new amsterdam in 1640s on their first day in america they shipwrecked on their third day indians killed the husband and scalped penelope leaving her as good as dead but she survived and eventually married richard stout of gravesend. In 1640s amsterdam the richest city in europe near penniless penelope kent dreams of voyaging to america to search for her merchant father who disappeared on a secretive get rich quick scheme to voyage requires a husband or guardian matthew her betrothed dreams of finding a new home in america . Frustrated with the lack of facts jim was compelled to write penelope as a novel which provided opportunities to embellish with a murder mystery pirates banishment from peter stuyvesants house a little romance and additional dangers for penelope penelope a novel of new amsterdam 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings 3 reviews . See more penelope a novel of new amsterdam by jim mcf email to friends share on facebook opens in a new window or tab share on twitter opens in a new window or tab share on pinterest opens in a new window or tab add to watchlist people who viewed this item also viewed
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