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The meanest man in Texas : a true story based on the life of Clyde Thompson

Author: Don Umphrey
Publisher: Nashville : T. Nelson, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The amazing and miraculous true story of Clyde Thompson. He killed two men when he was 17 years old. The year was 1928 and the place was rural west Texas. He was nearly lynched while awaiting trial and then was sent to death row. Thompson’s killing streak didn’t stop there. Nor did his desire to escape from prison. Prison officials finally gave him The Meanest Man in Texas moniker, and the prison chaplain said he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Clyde Thompson; Clyde Thompson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don Umphrey
ISBN: 0840758707 9780840758705
OCLC Number: 10430702
Description: 286 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Don Umphrey.

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The amazing and miraculous true story of Clyde Thompson. He killed two men when he was 17 years old. The year was 1928 and the place was rural west Texas. He was nearly lynched while awaiting trial and then was sent to death row. Thompson’s killing streak didn’t stop there. Nor did his desire to escape from prison. Prison officials finally gave him The Meanest Man in Texas moniker, and the prison chaplain said he was a man without a soul. Without hope, Thompson reached out for help. Then his life started to change.

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