Prominent among the mourners

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US-GCS DCL Coll-284 Row A CITY Grinnell Stories-2018-01-26

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Prominent among the mourners



Grinnell Stories blog by Dan Kaiser
Prominent Among the Mourners by Thomas William Duncan and Actea Carolyn Duncan
Grinnell College

Post title: When Murder Stalked the Halls of Ivy...

Date published: January 26, 2018

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Drake Library Archive Digital File Name: Grinnell Stories/2018-01-26 Prominent among the mourners

Summary: The 1946 serial-murder mystery book Prominent Among the Mourners by Thomas William Duncan and Actea Carolyn Young Duncan fictionalized some of the people and places of Grinnell. The book showcases an animus towards the town, the college, and the relationship between the two. Among those Grinnell residents fictionalized are Charles Payne, Stuart Brown, and John Theobald.

1131 Park Street, Grinnell, IA, USA
1205 Park Street, Grinnell, IA, USA
1233 Broad Street, Grinnell, IA, USA
919 Seventh Street, Grinnell, IA, USA
Alumni Hall, Grinnell, IA, USA
Blair Hall, Grinnell, IA, USA
Brown, Stuart Gerry
Candyland, Grinnell, IA, USA
Carnegie Library, Grinnell, IA, USA
Chicago (Magoun) Hall, Grinnell, IA, USA
Darby, Fred
Dixie Inn, Grinnell, IA, USA
Duncan, Actea Carolyn Young
Duncan, Thomas William
Goodnow Hall, Grinnell, IA, USA
Grinnell College
Grinnell Herald-Register
Harry Hopkins House, Grinnell, IA, USA
Interior Telephone Company, Grinnell, IA, USA
Kiesel, Margaret Matlack
Macy House, Grinnell, IA, USA
Maxey, Persis
Nollen, John
Nugent, Mary Lee
Payne, Charles
Payne, Ina Chatterton
Prominent Among the Mourners by “Carolyn Thomas” (Thomas William Duncan and Actea Carolyn Young Duncan)
The Raven, 924 Main Street, Grinnell, IA, USA
Roberts Theater and Fine Arts Complex, Grinnell, IA, USA
Ryan, Elsie
Ryan, John
Theobald, John
Walstead, Robert
White Spot, Grinnell, IA, USA

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See also: Key by Margaret Matlack Kiesel to the real people corresponding with characters in "Prominent Among the Mourners"

1.3 Grinnell - Authors - Kiesel, Margaret

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