Three Kentucky Tragedies

Three Kentucky Tragedies

by Richard Taylor
     
 

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" Here are three tragedies from early Kentucky history: the defeat of a small army of Kentuckians by Indians at Blue Licks in 1782, the murder of a slave by two of Thomas Jefferson's nephews in western Kentucky in 1807, and the bizarre Beauchamp-Sharp murder in Frankfort in 1825. Taylor mixes history with good storytelling and a look at how human shortcomings…  See more details below

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" Here are three tragedies from early Kentucky history: the defeat of a small army of Kentuckians by Indians at Blue Licks in 1782, the murder of a slave by two of Thomas Jefferson's nephews in western Kentucky in 1807, and the bizarre Beauchamp-Sharp murder in Frankfort in 1825. Taylor mixes history with good storytelling and a look at how human shortcomings sometimes lead to ruin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813109077
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
11/19/1991
Series:
New Book for New Readers Series
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
989,480
Product dimensions:
0.19(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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