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King of the bootleggers

William A. Cook

King of the bootleggers

a biography of George Remus

by William A. Cook

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Published by McFarland & Co., Inc. in Jefferson, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Remus, George, -- 1876-1952,
  • Criminals -- United States -- Biography,
  • Prohibition -- United States -- History,
  • Liquor industry -- United States -- History,
  • Distilling, Illicit -- United States -- History,
  • Smuggling -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam A. Cook.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6248.R4 C66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16727510M
    ISBN 109780786436521
    LC Control Number2008013226


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