Rowan County, in eastern Kentucky, was the home of the Rowan County War, the most spectacular of 19th century family fueds--a bloody and brutal effort by two clans to decimate each other. McConkey unearths the story of the fued, a story the local newspaper wouldn't recount for 75 years.

Rowan's Progress 1992, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679408826