The Third Rainbow Girl NPR coverage of The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
NPR logo The Third Rainbow Girl

The Third Rainbow Girl

The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia

by Emma Copley Eisenberg

Hardcover, 318 pages, Hachette Books, List Price: $27 |

purchase

Buy Featured Book

Title
The Third Rainbow Girl
Subtitle
The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia
Author
Emma Copley Eisenberg

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Book Summary

An investigation into the 1980 murder of two women in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, recreates the events of the tragedy, the targeting of vulnerable suspects and the history of mysterious violence that continues to overshadow the region. 60,000 first printing.