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By William Lynwood Montell

Following the good fortune of his collections of reports from funeral administrators, schoolteachers, medical professionals, and attorneys, folklorist William Lynwood Montell provides a brand new quantity of stories from Kentucky sheriffs. Montell accrued tales from all parts of the nation to symbolize the variety of social and fiscal backgrounds within the a number of groups the officials serve.

Tales from Kentucky Sheriffs covers elections, legal habit, and sheriff's error in a lighthearted and infrequently funny demeanour. The booklet comprises debts of a inebriated motive force who concept he was once in a unique nation, a sheriff operating a sting operation with the U.S. Marshals, and a lady reporting a tomato thief in her backyard. different bills contain procedural blunders with severe effects, akin to the story of a sheriff who mistakenly informs a guy that his son has dedicated suicide. jointly, those firsthand narratives shield vital features of Kentucky's historical past not really to be recorded elsewhere.

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