Friday, July 29, 2011

Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal

"Sometime after 10 A.M. on this shivery-cold and windy Chicago morning, seven men gathered in a nondescript garage warehouse on Clark Street."

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?

Roaring Brook Press; 154 pages

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