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Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta

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Leander Perez 1891-1969) was more than simply another Neanderthal segregationist. He was a political boss who held absolute power in Plaquemines Parish to an extent unsurpassed by any parish leader in Louisiana's history. "Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta" is his full history.A bit of a social reformer, a political figure of national stature, an oil tycoon worth millions o ...more
Paperback, 460 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by University Press of Mississippi (first published January 1st 1977)
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