They Won't Hang a Woman - Heritage Edition by Maxine McCall For more than thirty years Maxine McCall's "They Won't Hang a Woman" has captivated the imagination of those who have read or seen dramatic presentations of her fictional retelling of Burke Count's most sensational case of crime and punishment.In 1832 Frankie Siler was tried by the State Superior Court in Morganton, North Carolina, for killing h... more ģer husband, Charlie, with an axe and burning his remains in the fireplace of their mountain home to conceal the deed. She pled her innocence, but was never called to testify in court. After the jury declared her guilty and the judge sentenced her to hang, a daring escape disguised as a man fueled even more talk about the crime. Nearly 175 years later, talk continues to swirl about Frankie Silver and her infamous deed.
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Book Description C & M Resources, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111891478028
Book Description C & M Resources, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1891478028