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The Devil Amongst the Lawyers

(2010)
(The eighth book in the Ballad series)
A novel by

 
 
In 1934 all the national publications sent their star reporters to remote Virginia to cover the trial of Erma Morton: a beautiful 21-year-old year old mountain girl with a teaching degree, accused of murdering her father--a drunken tyrant of a man.

Eager for a new cause celebre to capture the public's imagination, they were counting on reports of horse-drawn buggies, run-down shacks, children in thread-bare clothes--all of the stereotypes of mountain life. But among them is Carl Jennings, an 18-year-old mountain boy on his first job. An eager, honest journalist, he reports accurately--describing telephones, electricity, gas stations, and coal company executives.

So when their reports conflict, Carl is condemned, while the seasoned journalists perpetuate the myths of country life--and Erma Morton's guilt or innocence is literally sold to the highest bidder--a wronged woman on trial sells papers. Soon, it is not the murder that is of interest: but the vultures attracted by the deaths. In the midst of all this, Carl continues to search for the truth, relying on his younger cousin, Nora--gifted with the "sight"--for help.

A stunning return to the lands, ballads and characters upon which she made her name, Devil Amongst the Lawyers is a testament to Sharyn McCrumb's lyrical and poetic writing.

Genre: Mystery

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June 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel (Ballad Novels)
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 0-312-55816-3 / 978-0-312-55816-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
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Title: [(The Devil Amongst the Lawyers : A Ballad Novel)] [By (author) Sharyn McCrumb] published on (June, 2011)
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June 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel (Ballad Novels, 8)
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 0-312-57362-6 / 978-0-312-57362-1 (USA edition)
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June 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Devil Amongst The Lawyers
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 1-5226-4113-0 / 978-1-5226-4113-1 (USA edition)
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June 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Devil Amongst The Lawyers
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 1-5226-4114-9 / 978-1-5226-4114-8 (USA edition)
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September 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Devil Amongst the Lawyers, The (Ballad Series)
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 1-5113-3286-7 / 978-1-5113-3286-6 (USA edition)
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel (Ballad Series)
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June 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel (Ballad Series)
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 1-4558-1532-2 / 978-1-4558-1532-6 (USA edition)
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June 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel (Ballad Series)
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 1-4418-6770-8 / 978-1-4418-6770-4 (USA edition)
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June 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel (Ballad Series)
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 1-4418-6771-6 / 978-1-4418-6771-1 (USA edition)
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel (Ballad Series)
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
ISBN: 1-4418-6772-4 / 978-1-4418-6772-8 (USA edition)
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel (Ballad Series)
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June 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel, Book 8
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel, Book 8
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel, Book 8
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June 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel (Ballad Novels Book 8)
Author(s): Sharyn McCrumb
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
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