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Deaths on Pleasant Street the ghastly enigma of Colonel Swope and Doctor Hyde by Giles Fowler

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Published by Truman State University Press in Kirksville, Mo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Swope family,
  • Murder -- Missouri -- Case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGiles Fowler.
GenreCase studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6533.M8 F69 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23191936M
ISBN 109781931112918
LC Control Number2009010471
OCLC/WorldCa308177853

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  Deaths on Pleasant Street, by Giles Fowler (Truman State University Press, ) The Swope family, including the “Colonel,” Uncle Thomas Swope, lived in a mansion in the nearby town of Independence, Missouri, at that time separated from Kansas City by a distance of several miles, along which a streetcar line ran connecting the city and its.   The Swope Mansion murders remain one of the most intriguing local history tales in the Kansas City region. The story is recounted in a book "Death on Pleasant Street: The Ghastly Enigma of Colonel Swope and Doctor Hyde" which is being read by a local book book by Giles Fowler tells in detail the story of Dr. Hyde and the death of Swope family members living in their . In his latest adventure, "Death on Mt. Pleasant", we find our hero Mickke D back in his home town, where he is trying to help an old high school friend determine whether or not his friends sister's tragic death was an accident or a horrific homicide. As usual, he ends up hip-deep in bad guys and twisted plots along the way/5(3). Deaths on Pleasant Street, book covering Swope's death; References External links. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Thomas H. Swope. Dr. Hyde (Swope Murder) Trial (): Selected Links & Bibliography compiled by Douglas O. Linder, University of Missouri, Kansas City. Jason Roe, Kansas City Public Library: "Dr. Hyde and Mr. Swope".

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