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The devil amongst the lawyers

a ballad novel

by Sharyn McCrumb

  • 264 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Journalists -- Fiction,
  • Trials (Murder) -- Fiction,
  • Mountain life -- Virginia -- Fiction,
  • Ballads -- Fiction,
  • Appalachian Region -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction,
  • Virginia, Southwest -- 20th century -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSharyn McCrumb.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.C3527 D48 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23919405M
    ISBN 109780312558161
    LC Control Number2009045768
    OCLC/WorldCa463855418

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      The Devil Amongst the Lawyers (Book): McCrumb, Sharyn: In the wake of a sensationalized 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. Through the Ballad Novels, McCrumb celebrates her ancestors and the land of the mountain South, crafting a story rich with tradition and the true character and spirit of .


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