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Death of an Empire

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SALEM has long been notorious for the witch trials of 1692. But a hundred years later it was renowned for very different pursuits: vast wealth and worldwide trade. Now Death of an Empire tells the story of Salem's glory days in the age of sailing, and the murder that hastened its descent.

When America first became a nation, Salem was the richest city in the republic, led by a visionary merchant who still ranks as one of the wealthiest men in history. For decades, Salem connected

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ISBN:9781429990264
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Unique Words: 8,476
Flesch Reading Ease: 57
Flesch Grade Level: 10.7
Avg Sentence (words): 21.69
Avg Word (chars): 4.52
Chapters: 35
Paragraphs: 2,472
Adult Reading Time: 7:21
Sentiment: -0.014
Intensity: 0.094
People: 955
Places: 413
Brands: 64
Things: 507
Goodreads Rating: 3.15
Goodreads Reviews: 180
SAT Words: 1,263
Trajectory China 300: 207
TOEFL Words: 113
IELTS Words: 454
Nouns 64.6%
Verbs 18.2%
Adjectives 11.8%
Adverbs 3.1%
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