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Never Seen the Moon The Trials of Edith Maxwell

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ISBN-10: 0252076338

ISBN-13: 9780252076336

Edition: 2009

Authors: Sharon Hatfield

List price: $15.95
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Never Seen the Mooncarefully yet lucidly recreates a young woman's wild ride through the American legal system. In 1935, free-spirited young teacher Edith Maxwell and her mother were indicted for murdering Edith's conservative and domineering father, Trigg, late one July night in their Wise County, Virginia, home. Edith claimed her father had tried to whip her for staying out late. She said that she had defended herself by striking back with a high-heeled shoe, thus earning herself the sobriquet "slipper slayer."Immediately granted celebrity status by the powerful Hearst press, Maxwell was also championed as a martyr by advocates of women's causes. National news magazines and even detective…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 1/7/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English