Only a Few Bones: A True Account of the Rolling Fork Tragedy and Its Aftermath; by John Phillip Colletta; 436 pp; Paper; 6x9; Published: 2000; ISBN: 0970132700; Item # HBC3270
Family lore claimed his ancestor was murdered in Mississippi. Newspapers and court records said the man and four other victims were killed and incinerated in his remote country store. But the case was never solved. Now, after 30 years of investigating, the great great grandson of the slain carpetbagger reveals what really happened. This is a case study for how to build historical context around an ancestral event. Depicting graphically how family history and history converge.
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