The death row all stars a story of baseball, corruption, and murder by Howard Kazanjian

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Subjects:

  • Executions and executioners,
  • Corrupt practices,
  • Death row inmates,
  • Baseball,
  • Wyoming State Penitentiary,
  • Wyoming State Penitentiary All Stars (Baseball team),
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementHoward Kazanjian and Chris Enss
ContributionsEnss, Chris, 1961-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV875.W96 E67 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 158 pages
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27175537M
ISBN 100762787562
ISBN 109780762787562
LC Control Number2014027331
OCLC/WorldCa870987368

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