THE PHYSICK BOOK OF DELIVERANCE DANE.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Hyperion / Voice, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, one that moves between the present and the Salem witch trials of the late 1600s. "Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin needs to spend her summer doing research for her doctoral dissertation. But when her mother asks her to handle the sale of Connie's grandmother's abandoned home near Salem, she is drawn deeper into the mysteries of the family house. Connie discovers an ancient key within a seventeenth-century Bible. The key contains a yellowing fragment of parchment with a name written upon it: Deliverance Dane. This discovery launches Connie on a quest--to find out who this woman was and to unearth a rare artifact of singular power: a physick book, its pages a secret repository for lost knowledge." Author's postscript. 371 pp. Illustrated endpapers.,. ISBN: 978-1401340902.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (a tight straight copy but with rubbing to the bottom edge of the rear board, and the rear fold of the dj.)