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Blood feud : the Hatfields and the McCoys : the epic story of murder and vengeance

Author: Lisa Alther
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2012.
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A fascinating new look at the infamous story of the Hatfields and the McCoys and their blood feud that began in 1865 with the murder of Harmon McCoy, a Union soldier, by a Confederate Hatfield relative.
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Named Person: Hatfield family.; McCoy family.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Alther
ISBN: 9780762779185 0762779187
OCLC Number: 780478256
Notes: Maps and genealogical tables on folded dust jacket.
Description: xvii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : murderland --
The path to Pikeville --
Dark and bloody ground --
Border states --
Hog trial --
Montagues and Capulets of the Cumberlands --
Pawpaw murders --
Devil Anse and the hellhounds --
New Year's night massacre --
All over but the shouting --
"The Hatfields made me do it!" --
Survivors --
Other feuds --
The Corsica of America --
The inner hillbilly --
Man toys --
Epilogue : the Hatfield-McCoy industry --
Appendix : "Green are the woods" / by Abner Vance.
Responsibility: Lisa Alther.

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A fascinating new look at the infamous story of the Hatfields and the McCoys and their blood feud that began in 1865 with the murder of Harmon McCoy, a Union soldier, by a Confederate Hatfield relative.

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