The Devil's tickets: a night of bridge, a fatal hand, and a new American age

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Crown Publishers,
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c2009.
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1st ed.
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Relates the true story of Myrtle Bennett, who murdered her philandering husband over a game of bridge in 1929, and the dramatic courtroom trial that made Ely Culbertson, who provided color commentary of the proceedings, a card game celebrity.
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9781400051625
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subject_facet Bennett, Myrtle, -- d. 1991, Bennett, Myrtle, -- d. 1991 -- Trials, litigation, etc, Contract bridge -- Social aspects -- Missouri -- Kansas City -- History -- 20th century, Culbertson, Ely, -- 1891-1955, HISTORY / United States / General, Kansas City (Mo.) -- Biography, Man-woman relationships -- Missouri -- Kansas City -- Case studies, Murder -- Missouri -- Kansas City -- Case studies, Reed, James A. -- (James Alexander), -- 1861-1944, Trials (Murder) -- Missouri -- Kansas City, United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945
title_display The Devil's tickets : a night of bridge, a fatal hand, and a new American age
title_full The Devil's tickets : a night of bridge, a fatal hand, and a new American age / Gary M. Pomerantz
title_short The Devil's tickets :
title_sub a night of bridge, a fatal hand, and a new American age
topic_facet Bennett, Myrtle, Contract bridge, Culbertson, Ely, History, Man-woman relationships, Murder, Reed, James A, Social aspects, Social life and customs, Trials (Murder)