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The Violent Years

Prohibition and the Detroit Mobs

The Violent Years( )
Author: Kavieff, Paul R.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Barricade Books, Incorporated
Imprint:Barricade Legends
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

The Violent Years, a companion volume to author Paul Kavieff's best-selling book, The Purple Gang, is the story of Prohibition-era Detroit, a place of tremendous wealth and brutal violence. For those found with new prosperity after World War I ended, it became a status symbol to have one's own personal bootlegger and to hobnob with known gangsters. Not only did they supply the booze, they carried with them an aura of excitement and...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Criminology
History / United States / 20Th Century
True Crime / Organized Crime
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.34 x 0.54 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds

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