Join us for the next Raven Book Chat at the Watkins, featuring Kenneth M. LaMaster and his exciting new work, "Leavenworth Seven: The Deadly 1931 Prison Break." LaMaster wades into the flying bullets of first-person accounts, news reports and official FBI files for the full story of the frenzied prison break. Books will be available for signing and sale through the Raven Book Store.
On December 11, 1931, chaos erupted behind Leavenworth's limestone penitentiary walls as seven desperate men put months of planning into action. Aided by notorious gangsters Frank Nash, George "Machine Gun" Kelly and Thomas James Holden, they blazed a pat.