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Author McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948-
Title The devil amongst the lawyers : a ballad novel / Sharyn McCrumb.
Published New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2010.
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 Reading Room  PS3563.C3527 D48 2010    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 320 p. ; 25 cm.
Series A ballad novel
McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948- Ballad novels.
Summary 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.
Subject Journalists -- Fiction.
Trials (Murder) -- Fiction.
Mountain life -- Virginia -- Fiction.
Appalachian Region -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Virginia, Southwest -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Ballads -- Fiction.
ISBN 0312558163 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780312558161 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 463855418