Ashes to Ashes Author:Emma Lathen The St. Bernadette's Parents League was formed to save the old, bankrupt parochial school from being replaced by a twenty-story apartment house. The irate protesters had sentiment and Frances P. Omara on their side. Unger Realty had John Putnam Thatcher of Sloan Guaranty Trust, four million dollars, and the Archdiocese of New York behind them.
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Francis P. Omara was a powerful spokesman for his cause --but so was an unknown killer with a butcher's mallet who was determined to have the last word ...« less