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The feud : the Hatfields & McCoys : the true story

Author: Dean King
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The in-depth "true" story of this legendarily fierce-- and far-reaching-- clash in the heart of Appalachia.

Describes the little-known truths behind the legendary feud between two Appalachian families that ultimately killed thirteen members in a dispute that became newspaper fodder and eventually went to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Hatfield family.; McCoy family.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean King
ISBN: 9780316167062 0316167061
OCLC Number: 823387411
Description: xiii, 430 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Hatfields: a selective genealogy --
The McCoys: a selective genealogy --
Prologue: The fate of Cotton Top Mounts, February 18, 1890 --
Part I: Bad blood, 1854-1882. War comes to the Big Sandy, 1854-1862 ; Un-civil warfare, 1863-1865 ; Timbering the sublime forest, 1865-1877 ; The importance of razorbacks, 1878-1880 ; Moonshine and love, 1880 ; The wages of love, 1880-1882 ; Tumult on Election Day, August 7-8, 1882 --
Part II: The rage and the outrage, 1882-1887. Casualties, 1864-1882 ; Mountain justice, August 9-10, 1882 ; Life after death, 1882-1884 ; Taking names and keeping a list, 1884-1886 ; A double whipping, 1886 ; The enforcers, Spring, Summer, and Fall 1887 ; Diplomacy failed, Fall and Winter, 1887 --
Part III: The January raids and their aftermath, 1887-1888. Casualties, 1864-1887 ; A house burning, December 31, 1887-January 2, 1888 ; The death of a soldier, January 1888 ; Bad Frank and the Battle of Grapevine Creek, January 18, 1888 ; disorder in the courts, February-May 1888 ; The lawmen, 1888 ; Yellow journalists on the bloody border, February-October, 1888 --
Part IV: The hunters and the hunted, 1888-1898. Casualties, 1864-1888. The trial, 1888-1889 ; The bitter end, November, 1889-February, 1890 ; After the hanging, 1890-1895 ; The last murders and manhunt, 1896 ; The last dance : Cunningham gets his Hatfield, 1898 --
Coda: March 4, 1913 --
Epilogue: Mine is the vengeance.
Responsibility: Dean King.

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For more than a century, the enduring feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys has been American shorthand for passionate, unyielding, and even violent confrontation. Yet despite the media around  Read more...

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"Well-written, superbly researched....An outstanding reexamination of a mythic and savage story." "Booklist""

 
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