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A 1948 murder committed in Georgia's Coweta County was controversial not only for its middle-of-the-night mystery but also for the role played by prominent businessman John Wallace. In No Remorse: The Rise and Fall of John Wallace, bestselling nonfiction author Dot Moore explores not only that fateful night, but also the events that brought John Wallace to that point--the death of his father when Wallace was only eleven years old, and his early exposure to the making and selling of moonshine whiskey. Moonshine would later play a part in the murder for which Georgia sent Wallace to the electric chair. Moore includes actual letters to and from Wallace, as well as copious historical images, to give a full picture of the Georgia figure. With a cast of characters that includes fortune-teller Mahaley Lancaster, subject of Moore's well-known biography, Oracle of the Ages, No Remorse is a Southern true crime biography like no other.
About the Author
DOT MOORE grew up in Heard County, Georgia. She is a retired educator and political activist, and lives in Montgomery, Alabama.