NY: Signet, 1999. 1st Edition Thus. MMPB 4.25"x6.75" 396 pg. Spine slanted, binding tight, pages clean and bright. Not x-library, unclipped, & unmarked. Secure ship w/track #. Near Fine-Collectible. Item #14639
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 parallel...Source: Publisher.