The Messenger by Claude Chafin

Book Description: “Claude Chafin’s book, The Messenger, recounting his grandfather Andrew Chafin’s youthful days running urgent messages- and more than few meals-between Devil Anse Hatfields house on Island Creek and the hideouts of his sons, offers an eye-opening new perspective on the latter days of the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud. Andrew was a favorite of his uncle Devil Anse, who swore the boy had a sixth sense for danger and taught him how to shoot and hunt. Along the way, Andrew saw a thing or two he shouldn’t have. Thanks to Claude Chafin, the boy messenger’s memoirs are now captured for posterity.”

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Book Description: “Claude Chafin’s book, The Messenger, recounting his grandfather Andrew Chafin’s youthful days running urgent messages- and more than few meals-between Devil Anse Hatfields house on Island Creek and the hideouts of his sons, offers an eye-opening new perspective on the latter days of the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud. Andrew was a favorite of his uncle Devil Anse, who swore the boy had a sixth sense for danger and taught him how to shoot and hunt. Along the way, Andrew saw a thing or two he shouldn’t have. Thanks to Claude Chafin, the boy messenger’s memoirs are now captured for posterity.”

Category: Historical Non-Fiction

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The Messenger by Claude Chafin

<p><b>Book Description: </b>"Claude Chafin's book, The Messenger, recounting his grandfather Andrew Chafin's youthful days running urgent messages- and more than few meals-between Devil Anse Hatfields house on Island Creek and the hideouts of his sons, offers an eye-opening new perspective on the latter days of the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud. Andrew was a favorite of his uncle Devil Anse, who swore the boy had a sixth sense for danger and taught him how to shoot and hunt. Along the way, Andrew saw a thing or two he shouldn't have. Thanks to Claude Chafin, the boy messenger's memoirs are now captured for posterity."

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