Emma Copley Eisenberg with Michael Hobbes
Emma Copley Eisenberg’s book, The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia (Hachette), both the account of the aftermath of the murders of two young women in rural West Virginia and the author’s own experiences living in the area while researching the crime.
“The Third Rainbow Girl is a staggering achievement of reportage, memoir, and sociological reckoning. We are better for this brilliant, gorgeous, and deeply humane book."-- Carmen Maria Machado.
"Eisenberg has crafted a beautiful and complicated ode to West Virginia. Exquisitely written, this is a powerful commentary on society's notions of gender, violence, and rural America. Readers of literary nonfiction will devour this title in one sitting."-- Booklist.
Emma Copley Eisenberg appears in conversation with Michael Hobbes, a Seattle-based reporter for the Huffington Post.