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

Karla Deel

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.

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Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Publish Date: 10/08/2019
Pages: 168
ISBN-13: 9781493042432
ISBN-10: 1493042432
Language: English

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Welcome to Kansas City--the best town this side of Hell. The Paris of the Plains. Home to the Wettest Block in the World. This collection celebrates a storied history of one notorious city. Meet the mobsters and victims, bootleggers, madams, political bosses and raucous entertainers who truly brought the party to the plains even during Prohibition. 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--the odd, macabre and delightful.

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.

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