The Unquiet Grave

The Unquiet Grave

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2017
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The Greenbrier Ghost is renowned in American folklore, but Sharyn McCrumb is the first author to look beneath the legend to unearth the facts. Using a century of genealogical material and other historical documents, McCrumb reveals new information about the story and brings to life the personalities in the trial: the prosecutor, a former Confederate cavalryman; the defense attorney, a pro-Union bridge burner, who nevertheless had owned slaves; and the mother of the murdered woman, who doggedly sticks to her ghost story; all seen through the eyes of a young black lawyer on the cusp of a new century, with his own tragedies yet to come. With its unique blend of masterful research and mesmerizing folklore, illuminating the story's fascinating and complex characters.
Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781508238959
Characteristics: 8 audio discs (600 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Thaxton, Candace
Casey, Roger

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