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McFarland & Co
"As a pharmacist turned lawyer turned master prohibition era bootlegger, George Remus is now remembered as one of the most notorious figures of the American prohibition. This biography tells the complete story of Remus's private life and public persona, focusing especially on the turbulent rise and fall of his bootlegging kingdom"--Provided by publisher.
Roaring Brook Press
IL: MG+ - BL: 9.1 - AR Pts: 5
For more than a decade starting in 1920, millions of regular Americans ignored the law of the land. Parents became bootleggers, kids smuggled illegal alcohol, and outlaws became celebrities. It wasn't supposed to be that way, of course. When Congress passed the Eighteenth Amendment, prohibiting the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the United States, supporters believed it would create a better, stronger nation. Instead it began an era of lawlessness,...
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