Volume 47 No. 3-4

Issue
Volume: 
47
Number: 
3-4
Issue: 
Spring-Summer
Year: 
2020
Price: 
$20 each
Contents

Volume 47 Numbers 3-4 ● Spring-Summer 2020

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT Special Edition
Guest Editor, Kevin W. Young | Assistant Editor, Christopher R. McCloud

And Over Here, poem by George Ella Lyon ... 169

LETTER FROM THE GUEST EDITOR, Kevin W. Young ... 170

End of Practice, poem by Ron Rash ... 173

SIGNS OF THE TIMES ... 174

THE POETS ... 195

INTERVIEW

  • Grace, Justice, and Redemption: A Conversation with Ron Rash by Mae Miller Claxton... 196

ROUNDTABLE

  • Guerrilla Fighters and War Crimes: A Roundtable Discussion of Civil War Appalachia by Merritt R. Blakeslee, John C. Inscoe, Brian D. McKnight, Kenneth W. Noe, Jonathan D. Sarris, and Melanie Storie ... 208

BIOGRAPHY

  • “He Loved the Women and He Hated the Law”: On the Trail of Otto Wood, Appalachian Outlaw by Trevor McKenzie ... 228

PUBLIC HISTORY

  • “Gone to the Bad”: Truths, Myths, and Massacre at the Killing Rock by Sarah-Beth Hopton ... 244

The McDowell Fire, poem by Joseph Bathanti ... 264

John 3:16, poem by Joseph Bathanti ... 266

ESSAY

  • Notes on Reading Appalachian Crime Narratives; or, I Can See My House From Here by Douglas Reichert Powell ... 268

REVIEW ESSAY

  • Mystery in the Mountains: Uncovering Appalachia in the Detective Fiction of Mark de Castrique and Julia Keller by Barbara Ladner ... 280

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Penny Messinger on Praying with One Eye Open: Mormons and Murder in Nineteenth-Century Appalachian Georgia by Mary Ella Engel ... 296
  • Katherine E. Rohrer on A Rape in the Early Republic: Gender and Legal Culture in an 1806 Virginia Trial edited by Randal L. Hall ... 299
  • Kenneth H. Wheeler on The Long Civil War in the North Georgia Mountains: Confederate Nationalism, Sectionalism, and White Supremacy in Bartow County, Georgia by Keith S. Hébert ... 301
  • Kevin T. Barksdale on The Industrialist and the Mountaineer: The Eastham-Thompson Feud and the Struggle for West Virginia’s Timber Frontier by Ronald L. Lewis ... 303
  • A. Danielle Dulken on To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice by Jessica Wilkerson ... 305
  • Dana M. Caldemeyer on Never Justice, Never Peace: Mother Jones and the Miner Rebellion at Paint and Cabin Creeks by Lon Kelly Savage and Ginny Savage Ayers.... 308
  • Donna Tolley Corriher on The Book of the Dead by Muriel Rukeyser .... 310
  • Travis A. Rountree on Sugar Run: A Novel by Mesha Maren ... 312
  • Joshua Wilkey on Maggie Boylan by Michael Henson ... 314
  • Kimberley M. Holloway on The Unquiet Grave: A Novel by Sharyn McCrumb ... 317
  • Brad Reisinger on Hillbilly Hustle: A Novel by Wesley Brown ... 319
  • Caleb Pendygraft on Country Dark by Chris Offutt ... 321

The Unjust Sentence, poem by Charles A. Swanson ... 324

Swing Blade, poem by Dana Wildsmith ... 325

How to Sing, poem by Dana Wildsmith ... 325

CHRONICLE ... 326

APPALACHIA BY THE NUMBERS ... 332


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