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Book Report: The dirt: Even Puritans didn't always come clean

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I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 17th century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays about that fabled place.

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My interest lies in artistic recreations of a time long past, creations like Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter," Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," and movies like "Plymouth Adventure," where, to my dismay, I learned that Gov. William Bradford's wife almost had an affair with the Mayflower's captain.

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