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The unquiet grave, Sharyn McCrumb

Label
The unquiet grave
Title
The unquiet grave
Statement of responsibility
Sharyn McCrumb
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lakin, West Virginia, 1930. Following a suicide attempt and consigned to a segregated insane asylum, attorney James P. D. Gardner finds himself under the care of Dr. James Boozer. Fresh out of medical school, Dr. Boozer is eager to try the new talking cure for insanity, and encourages his elderly patient to reminisce about his experiences as the first black attorney to practice law in nineteenth-century West Virginia. Greenbrier, West Virginia, 1897. Beautiful, willful Zona Heaster has always lived in the mountains of West Virginia. Despite her mother's misgivings, Zona marries Erasmus Trout Shue, the handsome blacksmith who has recently come to Greenbrier County. After weeks of silence from the newlyweds, riders come to the Heasters' place to tell them that Zona has died from a fall, attributed to a recent illness. Mary Jane is determined to get justice for her daughter. A month after the funeral, she informs the county prosecutor that Zona's ghost appeared to her, saying that she had been murdered
Summary
From New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb comes a finely wrought novel set in nineteenth-century West Virginia, based on the true story of one of the strangest murder trials in American history—the case of the Greenbrier Ghost
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10560444
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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McCrumb, Sharyn
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Shue, Erasmus Stribbling
  • Shue, Zona Heaster
  • Murder
  • Criminal defense lawyers
  • African American lawyers
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Greenbrier County (W. Va.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The unquiet grave, Sharyn McCrumb
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2017
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060570161
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
495 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683245346
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1009362393
Label
The unquiet grave, Sharyn McCrumb
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2017
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060570161
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
495 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683245346
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1009362393

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