The Bourbon King : the life and crimes of George Remus, Prohibition's evil genius

The Bourbon King : the life and crimes of George Remus, Prohibition's evil genius

Batchelor, Bob,

Center Point Large Print edition.

Publication Information
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2020.


Physical Description
687 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.


General Note
Regular print version previously published by: Diversion Publishing Corp.

Prologue: Awash in red -- Part one: Birth of a bootlegger. Napoleon of the bar ; Illicit relations ; Birth of a bootlegger -- Part two: King of the bootleggers. The bourbon empire ; Underworld boss of Death Valley ; Every man has his price ; Epic grandeur -- Part three: Plundering an empire. Ace bags the king ; Business as usual ; Life in hell ; Freedom ; Heavy lover ; Plundering the bourbon empire -- Part four: A very dangerous man. A shot rings out ; "Ready for the battle--It's a fight!" ; Cutthroats and assassins ; Let's give him a nice Christmas -- Part five: Lost millions. Rise of the gangster ; Dodge's demise ; Remus vs. Prohibition -- Epilogue: Fall of the bootleg baron.

"On the 100th anniversary of The Volstead Act comes the epic, definitive story of the man who cracked the Prohibition system, became one of the world's richest criminal masterminds, and helped inspire The Great Gatsby"--Provided by publisher.

Personal Subject
Remus, George, 1878-1952.
Remus, George, 1878-1952-Trials, litigation, etc.

Subject Term
Alcohol trafficking -- United States -- Biography.
Trials (Murder) -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- History -- 20th century.
Large type books.

History. (OCoLC)fst01411628.
True crime stories.

LibraryMaterial TypeShelf NumberCopiesItem NotesStatus
Cottonwood Public LibraryBook973 BAT1.SOURCE. 01/20 CPLarge Type Area - New Arrivals