Stranger Than Fiction
Karen Cox Goat Castle
October 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bjorn Skaptason speaks with Karen Cox about Goat Castle.
Strange, fascinating, and sobering, Goat Castle tells the story of this local feud, killing, investigation, and trial, showing how a true crime tale of fallen southern grandeur and murder obscured an all too familiar story of racial injustice.
The Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race
and the Gothic South
by Karen Cox
Air Date/Time October 4, 3:30pm (Central)
1st ed., 240p., hardcover
The incredible true story of a murder, a mansion, madness… and goats.
In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi was hit with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two eccentrics, Richard Dana and Octavia Dockery—known in the...