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Author Serrano, Richard A.

Title My grandfather's prison : a story of death and deceit in 1940s Kansas City / Richard A. Serrano.

Imprint Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  364.1523 Ser    ---  Available
Description 154 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary "Author discovers the fate of the grandfather he never knew, who had abruptly abandoned his family during the Great Depression, become a prisoner to alcohol and skid row, and, entangled in the corrupt Pendergast era of Kansas City, Missouri, had finally been murdered at the old Kansas City Municipal Farm"--Provided by publisher.
Source NBK 11/10 PPL
Subject Lyons, James Patrick, 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.
ISBN 9780826218643 (alk. paper)
0826218644 (alk. paper)

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