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American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land / Monica Hesse.

Hesse, Monica, (author.).

Available copies

  • 21 of 30 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 30 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler 364.16 HES (Text) 34044000923605 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler 364.16 HES (Text) 73174005033134 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 364.1642 HES (Text) 33118000181683 Adult: New Book Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville 364.16 HES (Text) 76895000265787 1st Floor New Books Checked out 03/03/2018
Clinton PL - Clinton 364.1642 HES (Text) 36806002074811 NEW ITEMS Checked out 03/07/2018
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 364.16 (Text) 78321000026942 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 364.1642 HES (Text) 34304000862844 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 364.16 Hes (Text) 32604000204745 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 364.16 HES (Text) 840191002453365 Auburn Plaza - Adult Nonfiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL 364.152 HES (Text) 38217000579710 Nonfiction BPL Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631490514
  • ISBN: 1631490516
  • Physical Description: 255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [245]-255).
Formatted Contents Note: "Charge that line!" -- "The South starts here" -- "Orange in the sky" -- Charlie -- Monomanie incendiaire -- Tonya -- "Like a ghost" -- "Tell us what you know about that" -- Charlie and Tonya -- Schrödinger's evidence -- The eastern shore arsonist hunters -- "I've seen enough ass to know" -- "Like hell was coming up through the ground" -- Tonya and Charlie -- "They're not hunters at all" -- "I didn't light them all" -- "Someday they'll go down together" -- "Everybody has a reason for why they do things in life" -- "I can't tell you something I don't know" -- "Midnight without makeup" -- The broken things -- "Time to wake up" -- Burned -- "We'd done it before" -- "They came out of everywhere" -- "Moral turpitude" -- What happened next -- "It's over"
Summary, etc.: Documents the trial of a man charged with dozens of counts of arson in a rural Virginia county, sharing insight into his struggles with addiction, his relationship with his accomplice girlfriend, and the impact of the fires on their community.
Subject: Arson > Virginia > Accomack County.
Accomack County (Va.) > Economic conditions.
Accomack County (Va.) > Social conditions.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Rural.
TRUE CRIME.
Genre: True crimes stories.

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