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The ballad of Frankie Silver

Sharyn McCrumb

The ballad of Frankie Silver

by Sharyn McCrumb

  • 184 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Signet in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silver, Frankie -- Fiction,
  • Death row inmates -- Fiction,
  • Murder -- Appalachian Trail -- Fiction,
  • Sheriffs -- Tennessee -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-396)

    StatementSharyn McCrumb
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination396 p. ;
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15320161M
    ISBN 100451197399

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    The Ballad of Frankie Silver Publisher's Summary One hundred years after a woman is hanged, the search for justice reveals a story of simple faith, obsession, and murder. In , an year-old Frankie Silver was charged with murdering her young husband. The Ballad of Frankie Silver (Paperback) On J , Frankie Silver became the first woman in the state of North Carolina to be hanged for murder. Burgess Gaither, the Clerk of the Court for Burke County, narrates the story from her arrest to her execution.


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Martins Press early in The novel, a New York Times best-seller, tells the moving story of the year old mountain girl who became the first woman hanged for murder in the state of North Carolina ().

Inan year-old girl was charged with murdering her youngFrankie Silver became the first woman in the state of North Carolina to be hanged for was she guilty?More than one hundred years later, Tennessee Sheriff Spencer Arrowood is determined to reveal the truth behind unanswered questions.

Obsessed by the story of Frankie Silver, Arrowood is investigating a 4/5(12). The New York Times BestsellerSet 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 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 4/5(12). - Buy The Ballad of Frankie Silver book online at best prices in India on Read The Ballad of Frankie Silver book reviews & author details and Reviews:   “The Ballad of Frankie Silver” is another great old North Carolina folk song that tells the story of an actual murder.

And, like “Omie Wise” and “Tom Dooley” the story it tells is mostly fiction. The facts concerning the murder of Charlie Silver are sparse. Sharyn McCrumb wrote a novel concerning the event, entitled The Ballad of Frankie Silver (), and Perry D. Young and William Gregg adapted a play, Frankie (), about the story.

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Sharyn McCrumb in THE BALLAD OF FRANKIE SILVER weaves an intricate tale of three murder cases. The first, the historical case of Frankie Silver, a waif-like eighteen year-old accused, convicted.

One of the most famous female murders in US history. In Frankie Silver was charged with the murder and burning of the remains of her husband Charlie. She was hanged in This is Frankie's story. A Docudrama based on the true story of the most notorious murder trial in antebellum North Carolina history.

Written by Anonymous/10(5). Sharyn McCrumbe's new book is The Ballad of Frankie Silver, the story of the first woman to be hanged in North Carolina. McCrumb's ballad books are based on the early English ballad.

They have a sad tone and often tell of an historic event--star crossed lovers are a staple.5/5(5). The Ballad of Frankie Silver Reading a novel by Sharyn McCrumb is like listening to the movements of a symphony: separate themes are introduced, explored, and expounded upon, until they come together in a melodic whole.

The Ballad of Frankie Silver is a novel, which I found was an OK read, but hard to keep up with the author switching back and forth between a modern day murder in Tennessee, and the trial and execution of Frankie Silver in I just could not get into the book, as much as I would have liked to/5(66).

The Ballad of Frankie Silver flawlessly weaves past and present, truth and fiction, folklore and legend in a spellbinding story that sweeps from the drawing rooms of early aristocracy to the ruins of a one-room cabin deep in the Appalachian wilderness from a 19th-century courtroom and the infamous Hanging Oak of cold, bare room where a final jolt for modern justice is delivered.

A summons to a long-delayed execution—Fate Harkryder, the condemned man he arrested 20 years ago, has reached the end of his appeals—sends Tennessee sheriff Spencer Arrowood back in time over years to the case of Frankie Silver, the teenaged bride and mother who was hanged in North Carolina in for killing her husband with an ax, dismembering his body, and burning it in front of.

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Through the Ballad Novels, McCrumb celebrates her ancestors and the land of the mountain South, crafting a story rich with tradition and the true character and spirit of that breathtaking region. Book 1. 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.

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“The Ballad of Frankie Silver invites us to pull up a quilt and turn our faces to the fire dense and lovely.” —The New York Times Book Review “From snippets of rural life, scraps of memories, and fragments of tragedy, [McCrumb] has stitched together a vivid American heirloom.” —Newsday “A novel of mesmerizing beauty and power.”/5(20).