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'The Chaneysville Incident' is a 1981 novel by David Bradley. It concerns a black historian who investigates an incident involving the death of his father and a prior incident involving the death of some 12 slaves. John, the historian, struggles to solve the mystery of his father, Moses Washington, a moonshiner with a troubled past. Imagination, hunting, death, and racial tensions all make thematic appearances in this novel. Chaneysville is in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

Category:1981 novels

Category:Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Category:Novels about slavery

Category:Novels set in Pennsylvania

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