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Playlist: Poets of the Tabloid Murder

Compiled By: Janet Williams

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Poets of the Tabloid Murder (Series)

Produced by Steven Nester

Most recent piece in this series:

Julia Keller discusses "Fast Falls the Night"

From Steven Nester | Part of the Poets of the Tabloid Murder series | 12:53

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Fast Falls the Night takes place in a single 24-hour period, unfurling against the backdrop of a shattering personal revelation that will change Bell’s life forever.
The first drug overdose comes just after midnight, when a young woman dies on the dirty floor of a gas station bathroom. To the people of the small town of Acker’s Gap, West Virginia, it is just another tragedy. It is sad―but these days, depressingly familiar.
But then there is another overdose. And another. And another.