The Mafia and the Machine: The Story of the Kansas City Mob
Author: Frank R. Hayde
Publisher: Barricade Books
Release Date: January 20, 2008
The story of the American Mafia is not complete without a chapter on Kansas City. Events unfolding in this city affected the fortunes of all the 'families', & shaped the entire underworld. In this book, Frank Hayde ties in every major name in organised crime as well as the corrupt Kansas City police force.