The Law and the McLaughlins by Margaret Wilson 1936 First Edition ~ Historical Fiction


Title: The Law and the McLaughlins

Author: Margaret Wilson

Description: Stated First Edition. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. The front panel of the dust jacket has been affixed to the front and the jacket flap with the book summary affixed to the ffep. Previously a volume in a 1930's rental library with rubber stamps to paste-downs and end-papers, slip on rear fep. 308 pp. 8 x 5.75 inches.

Wilson's follow up to her Pulitzer Prize and Harper Prize winning novel The Able McLaughlins. This picks up where the earlier novel leaves off. Set in Iowa in 1868 the novel pivots on the discovery of a lynching of two men and the efforts of this Scotch family to bring the lynchers to justice.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company

Place: Garden City, NY

Year: 1936

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Keywords: lynching, fiction, novel,

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