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The fighting parson

Author: C H Gervais
Publisher: Erin, Ont. : Porcupine's Quill, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"This play, done in three acts, is loosely based on the life of Reverend Leslie Spracklin, a Methodist minister, who was hired during Prohibition to fight the forces of rumrunners. His frenetic campaign ended in tragedy as he killed Babe Trumble in a barroom only just down the street from the parsonage. Spracklin was tried for manslaughter, but was found 'not guilty'."
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C H Gervais
ISBN: 0889840660 9780889840669
OCLC Number: 10277032
Description: 102 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: C.H. Gervais.
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"This play, done in three acts, is loosely based on the life of Reverend Leslie Spracklin, a Methodist minister, who was hired during Prohibition to fight the forces of rumrunners. His frenetic campaign ended in tragedy as he killed Babe Trumble in a barroom only just down the street from the parsonage. Spracklin was tried for manslaughter, but was found 'not guilty'."

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