The Coffin Quilt: The Feud Between the Hatfields and the McCoys

byAnn Rinaldi

Paperback | April 28, 2001

The Coffin Quilt: The Feud Between the Hatfields and the McCoys by Ann Rinaldi
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Fanny McCoy has lived in fear and anger ever since that day in 1878 when a dispute with the Hatfields over the ownership of a few pigs set her family on a path of hatred and revenge. From that day forward, along the ragged ridges of the West Virginia-Kentucky line, the Hatfields and the McCoys have operated not withing the law but within mountain codes of their own making. In 1882, when Fanny's sister Roseanna runs off with young Johnse Hatfield, the hatred between the two clans explodes.
As the killings, abductions, raids, and heartbreak escalate bitterly and senselessly, Fanny, the sole voice of reason, realizes that she is powerless to stop the fighting and must learn to rise above the petty natures of her family and neighbors to find her own way out of the hatred.
ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. A self-made writer and newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, Ms. Rinaldi attributes her interest in history to her son, who enlisted her to take part in historical reenactments up and down the East Coast. She lives with her husband in central Ne...
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Title:The Coffin Quilt: The Feud Between the Hatfields and the McCoysFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 7 X 4.5 X 0.57 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 7 X 4.5 X 0.57 inPublished:April 28, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152164502

ISBN - 13:9780152164508

Appropriate for ages: 10

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