November 21, 2013

The Not-So-Great Plains

Rachel Corbett digs into a mysterious murder-suicide—and into her vexed relationship with Iowa, her home state.

Craig Fehrman

Rachel Corbett grew up in Iowa, and in her Byliner Original A Killing in Iowa: A Daughter's Story of Love and Murder, she gets the place-based details exactly right—the "weather-paled barns," the "pragmatically named towns" (Round Lake, Lone Tree), the "isolated expanse of eastern Iowa flatness."

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