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My grandfather"s prison

Richard A. Serrano

My grandfather"s prison

a story of death and deceit in 1940s Kansas City

by Richard A. Serrano

  • 260 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lyons, James P., -- 1908-1948,
  • Murder -- Missouri -- Kansas City,
  • Murder victims -- Missouri -- Kansas City,
  • Murder investigation -- Missouri -- Kansas City,
  • Alcoholics -- Missouri -- Kansas City -- Biography,
  • Political corruption -- Missouri -- Kansas City -- History -- 20th century,
  • Kansas City (Mo.) -- Politics and government,
  • Kansas City (Mo.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard A. Serrano.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6534.K2 S44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23202847M
    ISBN 109780826218643
    LC Control Number2009013878
    OCLC/WorldCa318243302

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