Storied & Scandalous Kansas City: A History of Corruption, Mischief and a Whole Lot of Booze (Paperback)

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This collection celebrates a storied history of one notorious city. Meet the mobsters and victims, bootleggers, madams, political bosses and raucous entertainers who brought the party to the plains. Witness the best parades, the wackiest costumes and the wildest scams. Kansas City's sordid underbelly is full of surprises sure to delight and entice.

About the Author


Karla Deel is the founder and editor of SqueezeBox City, an online magazine dedicated to the history and culture of Kansas City. SqueezeBox City publishes a variety of original content in addition to curating and producing events related to Kansas City history throughout the city. She's worked with New Letters and Boulevard magazines and as assistant director of the Greater Kansas City Writing Project where she was awarded the Stanley H. Durwood Fellowship for Creative Writing. She has been involved with most of Kansas City's regional history groups and works closely with History Kansas City Foundation, Young Preservationists, Historic West Bottoms, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Jackson County Historical Society, and Historic West Bottoms Association.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781493042432
ISBN-10: 1493042432
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Publication Date: October 8th, 2019
Pages: 168
Language: English