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From the inside cover:
The King v. Picariello and Lassandro is a visual narrative of the real-life story of Filumena "Florence" Lassandro and Emilio Picariello, Italian immigrants who were hanged in 1923 for the murder of an Alberta Provincial Police officer.  Composed of drawings based on a variety of sources - archival photographs, family albums, newspaper reports, the capital case files, film stills - the book weaves fact, fiction, cultural sterotypes and popular beliefs to construct a revealing history that probes the complex social circumstances and regional and national politics during the Prohibition era that lead to the quick and decisive conviction of these two "foreigners."

The King v. Picariello and Lassandro

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