Truth Is A Fragmentary Thing In ‘American Fire’

American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land, by Monica Hesse.

The rural Virginia county of Accomack was plagued by arson in the winter of 2012. The arsonist was caught, and in American Fire, Monica Hesse tries to tease out the elusive truth of why he did it.

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