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

Author: Gary M Pomerantz
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2008051185
(OCoLC)259265992
Named Person: Myrtle Bennett; James A Reed; Ely Culbertson; Myrtle Bennett
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary M Pomerantz
ISBN: 9780307460363 0307460363
OCLC Number: 605943380
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 300 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Responsibility: Gary M. Pomerantz.

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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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