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Ballad of Frankie Silver A Ballad Novel

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ISBN-10: 031238887X

ISBN-13: 9780312388874

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sharyn McCrumb

List price: $19.99
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"This novel will pass the test of time and be considered a classic in the years to come" (Harriet Klausner) - Now in trade paperback for the first timeThe Ballad of Frankie Silver is considered one of McCrumb's classics in her Ballad Novel series and comes right on the heels of her New York Times bestseller, The Ballad of Tom Dooley. Set in the Appalachian wilderness blending legends and folklore with high suspense, this stellar novel is considered one of her crowning achievements.In 1833 Frankie Silver was an 18-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…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 3/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Sharyn McCrumb was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on February 26, 1948. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received an M.A. in English from Virginia Tech. Her novels include the Elizabeth MacPherson series and the Ballad series. St. Dale won a 2006 Library of Virginia Award and the Appalachian Writers Association Book of the Year Award. Ghost Riders won the Wilma Dykeman Award for Literature and the Audie Award for Best Recorded Book. She has received numerous awards for her work including the Sherwood Anderson Short Story Award, the Perry F. Kendig Award for Achievement in Literary Arts, the Chaffin Award for Southern Literature, and the Plattner…