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The Resource Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition, Daniel Okrent

Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition, Daniel Okrent

Label
Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition
Title
Last call
Title remainder
the rise and fall of Prohibition
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Okrent
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Okrent explores the origins, implementation, and failure of that great American delusion known as Prohibition. "Last Call" explains how Prohibition happened, what life under it was like, and what it did to the country
Summary
Okrent explores the origins, implementation, and failure of that great American delusion known as Prohibition. "Last Call" explains how Prohibition happened, what life under it was like, and what it did to the country
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
347939
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.4/1097309042
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the rise and fall of Prohibition, 1920-1933
Label
Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition, Daniel Okrent
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-453) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
January 16, 1920 -- The struggle. Thunderous drums and Protestant nuns ; The rising of liquid bread ; The most remarkable movement ; "Open fire on the enemy" ; Triumphant failure ; Dry-drys, wet-drys, and hyphens ; From Magna Carta to Volstead -- The flood. Starting line ; A fabulous sweepstakes ; Leaks in the dotted line ; The Great Whiskey Way ; Blessed be the fruit of the vine ; The alcohol that got away ; The way we drank -- The war of the wet and the dry. Open wounds ; "Escaped on payment of money" ; Crime pays ; The phony referendum -- The beginning of the end, the end, and after. Outrageous excess ; The hummingbird that went to Mars ; Afterlives, and the missing man
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
vii, 468 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780743277044
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2009051127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)419812305
  • 1/514793
  • OCoLC
Label
Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition, Daniel Okrent
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-453) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
January 16, 1920 -- The struggle. Thunderous drums and Protestant nuns ; The rising of liquid bread ; The most remarkable movement ; "Open fire on the enemy" ; Triumphant failure ; Dry-drys, wet-drys, and hyphens ; From Magna Carta to Volstead -- The flood. Starting line ; A fabulous sweepstakes ; Leaks in the dotted line ; The Great Whiskey Way ; Blessed be the fruit of the vine ; The alcohol that got away ; The way we drank -- The war of the wet and the dry. Open wounds ; "Escaped on payment of money" ; Crime pays ; The phony referendum -- The beginning of the end, the end, and after. Outrageous excess ; The hummingbird that went to Mars ; Afterlives, and the missing man
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
vii, 468 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780743277044
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2009051127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)419812305
  • 1/514793
  • OCoLC

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