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Sutton Hoo? Home of buried ancient treasure

Sutton Hoo? Home of buried ancient treasure

What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? 

Pauline Sabin Moore, originally from Africa, has lived in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, 51 years and taught English there. Moore, 76, is the author of two novels: "Storm Frost" and the recently published "Brightfire: A Tale of Sutton Hoo" ( Both books are set in early Anglo-Saxon times. The famous Sutton Hoo archaeological site is nearby.

In 1939, remnants of a buried ship were discovered at Sutton Hoo; judging by the treasures and armor aboard it, the vessel had held the body of a powerful leader who died circa A.D. 600.

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