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Bootleg : murder, moonshine, and the lawless years of Prohibition

Author: Karen Blumenthal
Publisher: New York : Flash Point, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of Prohibition in the United States, a period from 1920 to 1933 during which it was illegal to sell or drink alcohol, discussing how what began as a movement to heal social ills, became a burden to ordinary citizens and a boon to criminals.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Blumenthal
ISBN: 9781596434493 159643449X
OCLC Number: 762270281
Description: 154 pages : illustrations
Contents: The little sheppard --
Hot and cold water --
Home destroyers and defenders --
A nation divides --
War! --
Dry! --
Milk and moonshine --
Snorky and Scarface --
Wet, again --
Epilogue: success or failure?
Responsibility: Karen Blumenthal.

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Chronicles the history of Prohibition in the United States, a period from 1920 to 1933 during which it was illegal to sell or drink alcohol, discussing how what began as a movement to heal social ills, became a burden to ordinary citizens and a boon to criminals.

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