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American fire: love, arson, and life in a vanishing land

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subject_facetAccomack County (Va.) -- Economic conditions
Accomack County (Va.) -- Rural conditions
Accomack County (Va.) -- Social conditions
Arson -- Virginia -- Accomack County
Rural crimes -- Virginia -- Accomack County
True crime stories
title_displayAmerican fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land
title_fullAmerican Fire Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land
American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land / Monica Hesse
title_shortAmerican fire
title_sublove, arson, and life in a vanishing land
topic_facetArson
Economic conditions
Nonfiction
Rural conditions
Rural crimes
Social conditions
Sociology
True Crime