Wicked Boise (Hardcover)

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Corruption, scandal, and injustice take center stage inWicked Boise

Known today for its beauty, safety and livability, Idaho's capital city does harbor a few skeletons in its closet. Vigilantes lynched Ada County's first sheriff. A wealthy brothel owner was viciously murdered and found secretly living in squalor. The sensational Prohibition-era trial of a moonshine ring that included the sheriff, police chief and a prominent doctor extended a morality crusade by law enforcement. Mike Kirby was arrested and condemned to three years hard labor for sending a most disgustingly worded letter, while others were sentenced for violating the state's infamous crime against nature law.

Author Janelle M. Scheffelmaier explores motive, morality, and the uncomfortable gray space between right and wrong as she unearths some of Boise's darkest moments.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781540252661
ISBN-10: 1540252663
Publisher: History PR
Publication Date: June 13th, 2022
Pages: 146
Language: English
Series: Wicked