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The Resource American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land, Monica Hesse

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

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American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land
Title
American fire
Title remainder
love, arson, and life in a vanishing land
Statement of responsibility
Monica Hesse
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
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10569312
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hesse, Monica
Dewey number
364.16/42
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6638.5.U6
LC item number
H47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Arson
  • Accomack County (Va.)
  • Accomack County (Va.)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Rural
  • TRUE CRIME
  • Virginia
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love, arson, and life in a vanishing land
Label
American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land, Monica Hesse
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"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"
Control code
1816254
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781631490514
Lccn
2017014161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781631490514
  • (OCoLC)959880174
Label
American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land, Monica Hesse
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"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"
Control code
1816254
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781631490514
Lccn
2017014161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781631490514
  • (OCoLC)959880174

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