I SAW THREE PEOPLE DIE IN THE ELECTRIC CHAIR OR THE END OF ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S BLOODY FEUDS

[Nashville, TN: W.R. Stewart, 1943]. Printed beige wrappers stapled. First edition. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in., 42 pp. Portrait photo of the author. Evangelist W. Roy Stewart. Soiled, with some separation along spine, previous owner's signature at head of title page. A widow and her brother-in-law hire a killer to kill the man who killed her husband. Sordid enough but then the judge, a young Strom Thurmond, has to step in because he's had an ongoing affair with the widow. The killer, widow and brother-in-law all get the electric chair. Strom Thurmond went on to serve in the United States Senate for 48 years, dying in office at the age of one hundred. Three copies listed on OCLC: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Duke Univ., Univ. of SC. Item #63157

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