The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780316449236
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Published: Hachette Books - January 21st, 2020

The brutal killing of two young women on their way to a festival in West Virginia called the Rainbow Gathering haunted the mountains and hollows of Pocahontas County for decades. Most people thought the murders had been committed by a bunch of raucous local men. Even as the months dragged into years, a police officer and a local lawyer were determined to break through the wall of silence and fear and find justice for the two victims. The author lived in West Virginia, where she helped to bring literacy and guidance into one of the most poverty stricken states in the country. She acquired a unique perspective into its insular social structure. This is a taut true crime story with a surprising resolution. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


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