Books to Borrow Claysburg Area Public Library Recommends
‘The Pale Faced Lie’ By David Crow
July 27, 2023
David Crow was the oldest son of Thurston Crow, an ex-convict. Thurston claimed to be a Cherokee and that his family were mistreated by the Anglos. He was physically and verbally abusive to his wife and children. Thurston had a warped sense of justice. He believed that murder could even be justified. David endured beatings when he didn’t live up to his father’s expectations. David’s mother had mental issues and was not able to handle the family. Lonnie, his older sister raised the younger children, Sam and Sally.
At age 10, Thurston used David to help him steal tools from the Bureau o...