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

Hesse, Monica, (author.).

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Livingston County Library 364.16 HESSE (Text) 2601865008 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 06/27/2019

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"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"
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Arson > Virginia > Accomack County.
Accomack County (Va.) > Economic conditions.
Accomack County (Va.) > Social conditions.

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