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  • Author:
    George Lankford
  • ISBN:
    1935106082
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    978-1935106081
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    Butler Center for Arkansas Studies; 1 edition (April 1, 2009)
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    208 pages
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In Surprised by Death, Lankford evokes the essence of Arkansas in the early years of its statehood through the 1841 murder of Nick Burton, a young boy from a proud family, and the subsequent manhunt in the Batesville area. Blood feuds and vengeful posses blend with larger political and economic concerns emerging from a national financial panic, sparked in part by the failure of the Arkansas State Bank.

This novel is the third in what will become a four-book set, taking place in the . en to command following the death of his superior, Albert Sidney Johnston, killed at Shiloh.

This novel is the third in what will become a four-book set, taking place in the Western theater of the Civil War. As with the first two in this series, I follow several historical figures by telling you the story through their eyes, from their own points of view. During the 1840s, while most of his West Point contemporaries earn valuable combat experience in the Mexican War, Old Rosy, as his troops call him, pursues a career in academia, becoming a professor of engineering at the United States Military Academy.

The Forsyte Saga, first published under that title in 1922, is a series of three novels and two interludes published between 1906 and 1921 by Nobel Prize–winning English author John Galsworthy

The Forsyte Saga, first published under that title in 1922, is a series of three novels and two interludes published between 1906 and 1921 by Nobel Prize–winning English author John Galsworthy. They chronicle the vicissitudes of the leading members of a large commercial upper-middle-class English family, similar to Galsworthy's own. Only a few generations removed from their farmer ancestors, the family members are keenly aware of their status as "new money".

The grim story left behind a rare window into life and thought in antebellum Arkansas. The initial violence apparently took place in the southern part of Independence County, in or near a new settlement called Fair View. The case, Austin v. The State, was thoroughly studied in its legal aspects in 1997, and it was more recently mentioned as an example of an extreme form of Arkansas slave resistance. 1 But large gaps remain in the story, which this article will attempt to fill. In August 1853, a group of men had gathered to help Benjamin Watson, a local schoolteacher, administer a whipping to his slave, Austin.

Opening with the senseless killing of a boy, and not just any boy but the scion of a proud family, Lankfords novel is the stuff of classic fiction. Who would harm such a promising lad; perhaps the folks whose farmhouse is nearest? A man lives there who has sworn to get even with the boys father. Has he done so by killing an innocent? To many it is sensible to assume so. A posse is formed, a manhunt ensues. Is it really necessary, given the blood feud between the boys pa and the man whose house overlooks the killing scene?Lankfords novel is based on extensive historical research; it may even contain more fact than fiction. Yet it is the unsolved murder at the core of the story that propels the reader from page to page. And it is the quest for resolution that drives the charactersin their interwoven storiesin search of an answer to the identity of the killer. Lankford delivers a very satisfyinghistorical novel, delivered within the setting of real Arkansas history.