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The Ballad of Frankie Silver

Sharyn McCrumb

Award-winning, New York Times best-selling novelist Sharyn McCrumb crafts absorbing, lyrical tales featuring the rich culture and lore of Appalachia. In the compelling The Ballad of Frankie Silver, she deftly weaves past and present with legend and truth to create a suspenseful portrait of tragic death. As a convicted killer awaits execution in Tennessee, Sheriff Spencer Arrowood wonders if he arrested the right man years ago. Searching for answers, he discovers shocking parallels with a case more than a century old—the controversial hanging of a 19-year-old North Carolina woman. Suddenly he finds himself in a frantic struggle to stop history from repeating itself. Colorful Appalachian characters step from the pages with Sharyn McCrumb’s masterful storytelling and Barbara Rosenblat and Jeff Woodman’s dramatic dual narration. You can learn more about the author as she speaks in an exclusive interview recorded in our Recorded Books’ studios. For other fascinating Appalachian stories, try: If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O and She Walks These Hills.

Award-winning, New York Times best-selling novelist Sharyn McCrumb crafts absorbing, lyrical tales featuring the rich culture and lore of Appalachia. In the compelling The Ballad of Frankie Silver, she deftly weaves past and present with legend and truth to create a suspenseful portrait of tragic death. As a convicted killer awaits execution in Tennessee, Sheriff Spencer Arrowood wonders if he arrested the right man years ago. Searching for answers, he discovers shocking parallels with a case more than a century old—the controversial hanging of a 19-year-old North Carolina woman. Suddenly he finds himself in a frantic struggle to stop history from repeating itself. Colorful Appalachian characters step from the pages with Sharyn McCrumb’s masterful storytelling and Barbara Rosenblat and Jeff Woodman’s dramatic dual narration. You can learn more about the author as she speaks in an exclusive interview recorded in our Recorded Books’ studios. For other fascinating Appalachian stories, try: If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O and She Walks These Hills.
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Award-winning, New York Times best-selling novelist Sharyn McCrumb crafts absorbing, lyrical tales featuring the rich culture and lore of Appalachia. In the compelling The Ballad of Frankie Silver, she deftly weaves past and present with legend and truth to create a suspenseful portrait of tragic death. As a convicted killer awaits execution in Tennessee, Sheriff Spencer Arrowood wonders if he arrested the right man years ago. Searching for answers, he discovers shocking parallels with a case more than a century old—the controversial hanging of a 19-year-old North Carolina woman. Suddenly he finds himself in a frantic struggle to stop history from repeating itself. Colorful Appalachian characters step from the pages with Sharyn McCrumb’s masterful storytelling and Barbara Rosenblat and Jeff Woodman’s dramatic dual narration. You can learn more about the author as she speaks in an exclusive interview recorded in our Recorded Books’ studios. For other fascinating Appalachian stories, try: If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O and She Walks These Hills.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Barbara Rosenblat

Length:

14h 38m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:10

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:10


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:08


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

40:33


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

39:10


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

49:02


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

49:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

56:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

56:26


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

58:37


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

59:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

49:00


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

49:01


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

52:06


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

51:24


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

55:53


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

56:31


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

39:59


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

30:38


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

32:43


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

35:54