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The devil amongst the lawyers : a ballad novel

Author: Sharyn McCrumb
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the wake of a sensationalized 1934 trial involving an Appalachian Virginia teacher's alleged murder of her tyrant father, novice journalist Carl Jennings is denounced by a greedy media determined to portray the defendant as a backwards mountain girl.
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Genre/Form: Legal fiction (Literature)
Detective and mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Legal stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 9780312558161 0312558163 9780312573621 0312573626
OCLC Number: 463855418
Description: x, 320 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Sharyn McCrumb.

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In the wake of a sensationalized 1934 trial involving an Appalachian Virginia teacher's alleged murder of her tyrant father, novice journalist Carl Jennings is denounced by a greedy media determined to portray the defendant as a backwards mountain girl.

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