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Leander Perez

Boss of the Delta

by Glen Jeansonne

  • 131 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Biography: political,
  • Political leaders & leadership,
  • Political,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Regional Subjects - South,
  • United States - State & Local - South

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8752884M
    ISBN 101578069173
    ISBN 109781578069170

    Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, home of alligator swamps, immensely lucrative ""tidelands"" oil reserves, smugglers, crawfish and Leander Perez, was possibly the most corrupt county in a state which excelled in corruption. A state whose politics, in the words of A. J. Liebling, ""is of an intensity and complexity that are matched, in my experience, only in the Republic of Lebanon."" For Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta by Glen Jeansonne A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.

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