Annotations for Roanoke : The Mystery of the Lost Colony


Baker & Taylor
A reference presented like a mystery provides readers with a comprehensive examination of the disappearance of the colonists from the late sixteenth-century settlement on Roanoke Island.

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Baker & Taylor
Describes the two failed attempts by English colonists to establish a settlement on Roanoke Island at the end of the sixteenth century.

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Baker & Taylor
Presented like a mystery, this illustrated reference provides readers with a comprehensive examination of the disappearance of the colonists from the late sixteenth-century settlement on Roanoke Island.

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Scholastic
The lost colony of Roanoke is one of America's oldest and most intriguing historical mysteries.

The lost colony of Roanoke is America's birthplace and one of America's oldest mysteries. What makes this book unique is that every clue furnished by primary documents is treated as evidence. It answers the three questions essential to solving the mystery: Why were the lost colonists lost? Where did the lost colonists go? Why were the lost colonists never recovered?

The answers come from the clues the colonists themselves left and are startling:
* The colonists were not lost because of bad luck or a shortage of food, but because they were sabotaged! (cont.)


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Scholastic
The lost colony of Roanoke is America's birthplace and one of America's oldest mysteries. What makes this book unique is that every clue furnished by primary documents is treated as evidence. It answers the three questions essential to solving the mystery: Why were the lost colonists lost? Where did the lost colonists go? Why were the lost colonists never recovered?

The answers come from the clues the colonists themselves left and are startling:

* The colonists were not lost because of bad luck or a shortage of food, but because they were sabotaged! (cont.)

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