The Hatfields and the McCoys: The Epic Story of Murder and Vengeance
By Lisa Alther
Lyons Press, Hardcover, 9780762779185, 286pp.
Publication Date: May 22, 2012
Click here to view the Hatfield and McCoy Family Tree America's most notorious family feud began in 1865 with the murder of a Harmon McCoy, a Union soldier, bya Confederate Hatfield relative.But Southern grudges run long and deep. More than a decade lat.
About the Author
Lisa Alther was born in the Appalachian town of Kingsport, Tennessee, and is the author of six bestselling novels, which have appeared in fifteen languages and sold over 6 million copies worldwide. She divides her time among Tennessee, New York City, and Vermont. Her father's family is related by marriage to the Fighting McCoys.