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The great illusion; an informal history of prohibition.

Author: Herbert Asbury
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asbury, Herbert, 1891-1963.
Great illusion.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1950
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Asbury
OCLC Number: 264231
Description: viii, 344 pages 22 cm
Contents: "The good creature of God" --
Genesis --
"Interpose thine arm" --
"Whirlwind of the Lord" --
"Born of God" --
"The devil's hindquarters on earth" --
"Burying Congress like an avalanche" --
"A new nation will be born" --
"An era of clear thinking and clean living" --
A new moral tone for Broadway --
Where the booze came from --
Smugglers afloat and ashore --
What America drank --
Prohibition's fairest flower --
The end of the noble experiment.


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