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Myths and Mysteries of Kansas: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained

Myths and Mysteries of Kansas: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained

by Diana Lambdin Meyer
     
 

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Twelve Mind-Boggling Tales from the Sunflower State • Is it possible that a family of four living on the Kansas prairie got away with serial murder for more than three years and escaped to another part of the country to continue their killing spree? Learn the gruesome story of the Bloody Benders. • Did the legendary Dalton gang really leave a fortune buried

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Twelve Mind-Boggling Tales from the Sunflower State • Is it possible that a family of four living on the Kansas prairie got away with serial murder for more than three years and escaped to another part of the country to continue their killing spree? Learn the gruesome story of the Bloody Benders. • Did the legendary Dalton gang really leave a fortune buried along the banks of Onion Creek on the Kansas-Oklahoma border? Find out about the brothers' life of crime and quest for fame. • Is there a sixth man on the court when the University of Kansas men's basketball team hosts home games today? Read about the legendary meeting of James A. Naismith and Phog Allen and find out. From the story of Buffalo Bill's childhood tragedies to the legendary temperance campaign of Carry A. Nation, Myths and Mysteries of Kansas makes history fun and pulls back the curtain on some of the state's most fascinating and compelling stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762764464
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/10/2012
Series:
Myths and Mysteries Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Diana Lambdin Meyer is a farm girl from southern Illinois whose love for history, wide open spaces, quirky places and fun people is fulfilled with each journey she takes through Nebraska. Diana has also contributed to several issues of Day Trips from Kansas City. An award-winning travel journalist and member of the Society of American Travel Writers whose work has taken her around the world, Diana is now based in Kansas City where she lives with her husband, son and two kittens.

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