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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
Published Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (154 pages) : illustrations
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
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Subject Lyons, James Patrick, 1908-1948.
Alcoholics -- Missouri -- Kansas City -- Biography.
Murder victims -- Missouri -- Kansas City.
Murder -- Investigation -- Missouri -- Kansas City.
Murder -- Missouri -- Kansas City.
Political corruption -- Missouri -- Kansas City -- History -- 20th century.
Kansas City (Mo.) -- Biography.
Kansas City (Mo.) -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009013878
ISBN 0826271987 (electronic bk.)
9780826271983 (electronic bk.)