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The unquiet grave : a novel / Sharyn McCrumb.

By: McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2017Copyright date: �2017Edition: First Atria books hardcover edition.Description: 358 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781476772875; 1476772878; 9781476772882; 1476772886.Subject(s): Shue, Erasmus Stribbling, 1861 or 1862-1900 -- Fiction | Shue, Zona Heaster, -1897 -- Fiction | Shue, Erasmus Stribbling, 1861 or 1862-1900 | Shue, Zona Heaster, -1897 | Murder -- West Virginia -- Greenbrier County -- Fiction | Criminal defense lawyers -- Fiction | African American lawyers -- Fiction | Trials (Murder) -- Fiction | Greenbrier County (W. Va.) -- History -- Fiction | FICTION -- Historical | FICTION -- Literary | African American lawyers | Criminal defense lawyers | Murder | Trials (Murder) | West Virginia -- Greenbrier CountyGenre/Form: Fiction. | History. | Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Legal stories. | Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Legal fiction (Literature)Additional physical formats: Online version:: Unquiet grave.DDC classification: 813/.6 Other classification: FIC014000 | FIC019000 Summary: "Sharyn McCrumb comes a finely wrought novel set in nineteenth-century West Virginia, based on the true story of one of the strangest murder trials in American history--the case of the Greenbrier Ghost. Lakin, West Virginia, 1930 Following a suicide attempt and consigned to a segregated insane asylum, attorney James P.D. Gardner finds himself under the care of Dr. James Boozer. Fresh out of medical school, Dr. Boozer is eager to try the new talking cure for insanity, and encourages his elderly patient to reminisce about his experiences as the first black attorney to practice law in nineteenth-century West Virginia. Gardner's most memorable case was the one in which he helped to defend a white man on trial for the murder of his young bride--a case that the prosecution based on the testimony of a ghost..."-- Provided by publisher.
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"Sharyn McCrumb comes a finely wrought novel set in nineteenth-century West Virginia, based on the true story of one of the strangest murder trials in American history--the case of the Greenbrier Ghost. Lakin, West Virginia, 1930 Following a suicide attempt and consigned to a segregated insane asylum, attorney James P.D. Gardner finds himself under the care of Dr. James Boozer. Fresh out of medical school, Dr. Boozer is eager to try the new talking cure for insanity, and encourages his elderly patient to reminisce about his experiences as the first black attorney to practice law in nineteenth-century West Virginia. Gardner's most memorable case was the one in which he helped to defend a white man on trial for the murder of his young bride--a case that the prosecution based on the testimony of a ghost..."-- Provided by publisher.

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