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Carry A. Nation : saloon smasher and prohibitionist

Author: Bonnie C Harvey
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Historical American biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Examines the life of Carry Nation, whose destruction of saloons and other businesses that sold liquor in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century won her both praise and criticism from fellow prohibitionists and temperance workers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Carry Amelia Nation; Carry Amelia Nation; Carry Amelia Nation
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie C Harvey
ISBN: 0766019071 9780766019072
OCLC Number: 48550911
Description: 128 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Saloon smashing --
2. Childhood --
3. Blushing bride at twenty-one --
4. Life with an alcoholic --
5. Marriage to David Nation --
6. Making of a crusader --
7. The prize of Wichita --
8. Fearless crusader --
9. Carry Nation gains national fame --
10. Lasting accomplishments --
11. Carry Nation's legacy.
Series Title: Historical American biographies.
Responsibility: Bonnie Carman Harvey.

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Examines the life of Carry Nation, whose destruction of saloons and other businesses that sold liquor in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century won her both praise and criticism from fellow prohibitionists and temperance workers.

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