Franklin

Ghost of the Ozarks : murder and memory in the upland South / Brooks Blevins.

Author/Creator:
Blevins, Brooks, 1969-
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 261 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Franklin, Connie, 1897-1932.
Murder -- Arkansas -- Stone County -- History -- 20th century.
Trials (Murder) -- Arkansas -- Stone County.
Murder -- Press coverage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Arkansas -- Press coverage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Ozark Mountains Region -- Press coverage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Collective memory -- Arkansas -- Stone County -- History -- 20th century.
Stone County (Ark.) -- Social life and customs History -- 20th century.
Folklore -- Arkansas -- Stone County -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
Vigilantism and Vengeance
Barons of the Hills
The Ozarks in the Crosshairs
A Ghost's Tale
The Backstay of Crick and Charley
Is He or Ain't He?
The Man Behind the French Harp
"He Hain't My Connie"
The Identification of a Dead Man
The Farewell Tour of a Ghost
Folklore and Fact in the Aftermath
Appendix A: Change and Persistence in the Rural Ozarks : An Essay on Setting
Appendix B: A Musical Coda.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780252036958 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0252036956 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780252094118 (ebook)
0252094115 (ebook)
OCLC:
748674631
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