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A knight of another sort : Prohibition days and Charlie Birger

Author: Gary DeNeal
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 1998.
Series: Shawnee classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In 1913, Charlie Birger began his career as a bootlegger, supplying Southern Illinois with whiskey and beer. Drawing on a cast of the living, the dead, and the soon-to-be-dead, DeNeal recreates  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Charlie Birger; Charlie Birger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary DeNeal
ISBN: 0809322161 9780809322169 080932217X 9780809322176
OCLC Number: 38485900
Description: lvii, 275 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Shawnee classics.
Responsibility: Gary DeNeal ; with a foreword by Jim Ballowe.
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