Deaths on Pleasant Street

the ghastly enigma of Colonel Swope and Doctor Hyde
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Truman State University Press , Kirksville, Mo
Swope family, Murder -- Missouri -- Case st
StatementGiles Fowler.
GenreCase studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6533.M8 F69 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23191936M
ISBN 139781931112918
LC Control Number2009010471
OCLC/WorldCa308177853

But Deaths on Pleasant Street gives those shadowy events and the ensuing scandal the immediacy of today's headlines. I began the book in early afternoon, and was unable to sleep until I'd turned the last page.

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The murder case surrounding the wealthy Swope family /5. Deaths on Pleasant Street: The Ghastly Enigma of Colonel Swope and Doctor Hyde - Kindle edition by Fowler, Giles. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Deaths on Pleasant Street: The Ghastly Enigma of Colonel Swope and Doctor Hyde/5(61). Deaths on Pleasant Street: The Ghastly Enigma of Colonel Swope and Doctor Hyde surrounding the wealthy Swope family of Independence, Missouri, gripped newspaper readers throughout the nation.

This book gathers the facts behind the suspicious fates of three Swope family members: the eccentric Colonel, millionaire donor of Kansas City Brand: Truman State University Press. Reviews. Anyone who craves a good murder story will find Fowler’s book hard to put down.

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Beautifully written and thoroughly researched, Deaths on Pleasant Street is true-crime that reads like a cross between Agatha Christie and Stephen King. —The Ames Tribune Giles Fowler’s Deaths on Pleasant Street, which retells and examines this real-life crime, has elements of great Gothic fiction.

Deaths on Pleasant Street: The Ghastly Enigma of Colonel Swope and Doctor Hyde (ISBN ) is a non-fiction book describing the suspicious deaths of three members of the prominent Swope family of Independence deaths took place in the fall and winter ofin the family's room gothic mansion.

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 Deaths on Pleasant Street book 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. 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.

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