Time: 12:00 until 1:00 p.m.
What: The Library of Virginia is pleased to welcome author Dean H. King to discuss his new book THE FEUD.
The event will feature a talk by the author, questions from the audience, and a book signing. Event is free of charge - the book is available for purchase through the Virginia Shop.
Where: The Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad Street, Richmond, Va.
For more information: lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3599
Media Contact: Betsy Moss, 804.355.1557 or email@example.com
About the Book: The Montagues and Capulets, the Jets and the Sharks, Hamilton and Burr: violent confrontations, fictional or real, and the passions that inspire them capture our attention. And there is none more violent, infamous, and long-lasting than the enduring feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys. However, despite numerous articles, books, television shows, and feature films, nobody has ever told the in-depth true story of this legendarily fierce-and far-reaching-clash in the heart of Appalachia. Nobody, until now. With THE FEUD (Little, Brown and Company; 5/21; ISBN 978-0-316-16706-2; $28.00), Dean King has written the definitive tome on the notorious fighting families. Using court records, family documents, personal explorations of the Hatfield-McCoy geography as well as interviews with modern-day family members, photos, new medical data, and even forensic evidence, THE FEUD is the first modern narrative history of the Hatfield-McCoy feud in 65 years.
About the Author: Dean King is the author of the national bestseller Skeletons on the Zahara. He has written for many publications, including Men's Journal, Esquire, Garden & Gun, Granta, Outside, New York Magazine, and the New York Times. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.
King is also the producer of a reality documentary series airing on the History Channel on August 5 entitled "The Hatfields and McCoys: White Lightning."
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