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

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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 mens 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 Bills 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 states most fascinating and compelling stories.

Synopsis:

This selection of twelve stories from Kansas's past explores some of the Sunflower State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths.

About the Author

Diana Lambdin Meyer is an award-winning travel journalist and member of the Society of American Travel Writers whose work has taken her around the world. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762764464
Author:
Meyer, Diana Lambdin
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Subject:
General Reference
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Myths and Mysteries Series
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12-15 bandw archival photos
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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History and Social Science » Americana » General
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Reference » General

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This selection of twelve stories from Kansas's past explores some of the Sunflower State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths.

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