A 400-year-old secret lies right off the coast of North Carolina, on Roanoke Island, where over 100 settlers disappeared without a trace, leaving behind only a “secret token” etched into a tree. Find out the fate of the Lost Colony and its impact on American history in Andrew Lawler's The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Come dive into the mystery thats haunted our coast for centuries.
“The Secret Token dives deep into the mysteries of the Lost Colony, chasing clues across ages, isles, oceans and archives and yielding a beguiling narrative of America’s first English colony. This seminal tale of loss and longing helps explain who we are today.” —Dean King, New York Times bestselling author of Skeletons on the Zahara and The Feud
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A sweeping account of America's oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and the sobering truths--about race, gender, and immigration--exposed by the Lost Colony of Roanoke