Charlotte: Murder, Mystery and Mayhem

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Today's Charlotte is a fast-growing and well-respected city. but the Charlotte of yesteryear is rife with tales of the macabre, tragic and simply unexplainable. Prepare to be surprised and unnerved as the dark side of Charlotte is brought to life by native and long-time writer David Aaron Moore. Learn about Nellie Freeman, who nearly decapitated her husband with a straight razor in 1926. Discover how the ghosts of Camp Green infantrymen, the doughboys of World War I, still scream in the Southern night. Read about the seventy-one passengers who lost their lives as Eastern Airlines Flight 212 fell to the earth one foggy night in 1974. Come along and experience the grisly past of the City of Churches.
ISBN: 9781596294905
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: North Carolina
Series: Murder & Mayhem
Images: 36
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Charlotte, North Carolina native David A. Moore has more than 18 years of professional writing and editing experience. Since 2005 he has penned the ongoing serial fiction column "Elmwood Park" for Uptown Magazine (www.uptownclt. com). Moore's work has appeared in Atlanta Magazine, Charlotte Magazine, Creative Loafing, Charlotte Weekly, and Swing and Banktown, among others. He has interviewed such celebrated personalities as Hugh Grant, John Travolta, Lily Tomlin, Tammy Faye, Fantasia, Grace Jones, Melissa Etheridge, and Nancy Sinatra. Over a 14-year-period he has worked as an editor for a number of publications, including Atlanta-based Jezebel; Window Media's Southern Voice and the Washington Blade; and Pride Publishing's Q-Notes. Currently he's enjoying the life of a freelancing free spirit, focusing on his fictional writing for Uptown and a series of forgotten history pieces for Charlotte Weekly.
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