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Bootleg - a book by Blumenthal, Karen


Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition

Bootleg( )
Author: Blumenthal, Karen
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Square Fish
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.99
Book Description:

It began with the best of intentions. Worried about the effects of alcohol on American families, mothers and civic leaders started a movement to outlaw drinking in public places. Over time, their protests, petitions, and activism paid off—when a Constitutional Amendment banning the sale and consumption of alcohol was ratified, it was hailed as the end of public drunkenness, alcoholism, and a host of other social ills related to booze. Instead, it began a decade of lawlessness,...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 20Th Century
Juvenile Nonfiction / Law & Crime
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.21 x 7.73 x 0.47 Inches
Book Weight:0.484 Pounds

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