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Scoundrels to the hoosegow

Perry Mason moments and entertaining cases from the files of a prosecuting attorney

by Morley Swingle

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swingle, Morley,
  • Public prosecutors -- Missouri -- Cape Girardeau County -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Morley Swingle.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF373.S95 A3 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17553300M
    ISBN 109780826217172, 9780826217226
    LC Control Number2006100944

      Swingle has been featured on several television shows including Oprah, Dateline, and Forensic Files and is the author or books including “Scoundrels to the Hoosegow. Scoundrels to the Hoosegow: Perry Mason Moments and Entertaining Cases From the Files of a Prosecuting Attorney, University of Missouri Press, In this collection of thirty entertaining and instructive true crime stories about cases handled by his office, Swingle offers a behind-the-scenes look at the criminal justice system.

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      Some of them are documented in Scoundrels to the Hoosegow, Cape Girardeau County Proseucting Attorney Morley Swingle's book. Most of my stories revolve around the . His historical mystery/thriller The Gold of Cape Girardeau, winner of the Governor’s Book Award from the Missouri Humanities Council was praised as “absorbing courtroom drama” by Elmore Leonard. His true crime/humor Scoundrels to the Hoosegow: Perry Mason Moments and Entertaining Cases from the Files of a Prosecuting Attorney was.


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