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The ballad of Frankie Silver
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Series:
Ballad novels volume 5.
Published:
New York : Dutton, c1998.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
386 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Fiction
Fiction McCrumb
Description

The New York Times Bestseller

Set in the Appalachian wilderness and blending legends and folklore with high suspense, this stellar novel, The Ballad of Frankie Silver , is considered one of McCrumb's crowning achievements.

In 1833 Frankie Silver was an eighteen-year-old girl convicted of murder in Burke County, North Carolina. Through a detailed investigation, the local sheriff, and soon all the townsfolk, discover reason to question her guilt---but the wheels of justice were mercilessly unstoppable, and she was hanged.

Now, more than a century later, another woman is convicted of murder in the lush hills of Tennessee. Her life is in the hands of Spencer Arrowood, a man who begins to discover that the convictions of these two women have deep and haunting parallels. Although Frankie's fate cannot be changed, there is still time to alter the fate of another innocent woman.

In a voice that could only be Sharyn McCrumb's, the worlds of these two murders, these two women, intersect in this densely plotted and lyrical novel--and characters, generations, and history are breathlessly painted against an Appalachian canvas.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780312388874, 0525939695 (acid-free paper)

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-386)
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APA Citation (style guide)

McCrumb, S. (1998). The ballad of Frankie Silver. New York: Dutton.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948-. 1998. The Ballad of Frankie Silver. New York: Dutton.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948-, The Ballad of Frankie Silver. New York: Dutton, 1998.

MLA Citation (style guide)

McCrumb, Sharyn. The Ballad of Frankie Silver. New York: Dutton, 1998. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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