Local History/Interest Books

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A Killing in Capone's Playground: The True Story of the Hunt for the Most Dangerous Man Alive Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780988977204
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: In-Depth Editions, LLC - June 1st, 2014

Using never before published police reports, interviews with family members of key witnesses, and leading experts, historian Chriss Lyon establishes the foundation for what would develop as a haven for gangsters from the onset of the Prohibition Era through to the mid-twentieth century, while revealing new information about the eventual capture of notorious gangster Fred “Killer” Burke.


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Fatal Crossing: The Mysterious Disappearance of NWA Flight 2501 and the Quest for Answers Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780988977211
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: In-Depth Editions, LLC - June 1st, 2013

This gripping and suspenseful narrative begins as the team sets out upon its quest, an expedition fraught with disappointments and surprising discoveries as the explorers plow through archives and scour the lake bottom. An unexpected meeting with a victim's son prompts a search of a different kind, one that would be more illuminating than submerged sections of twisted aluminum.   Weaving past and present together through meticulous research and heart-rending interviews, V. O. van Heest paints a captivating portrait of the victims, vividly recreates the last few hours of Flight 2501, and reveals that the answers are sometimes found in unexpected places.


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