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The Ballad of Tom Dooley: A Ballad Novel

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The Ballad of Tom Dooley: A Ballad Novel

A literary triumph --- what began as a fictional re-telling of the historical account of one of the most famous mountain ballads of all time became an astonishing revelation of the real culprit responsible for the murder of Laura Foster.

The Ballad of Tom Dooley: A Ballad Novel
by Sharyn McCrumb

  • Publication Date: August 21, 2012
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN-10: 1250007453
  • ISBN-13: 9781250007452


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