Daniel Okrent’s eye-opening new work Last Call brings to life an infamous but poorly understood era in American history. From Prohibition’s roots in 19th-century Temparance movements to the bitter political clashes that led to its enactment and the surprising consequences of the Volstead Act’s long reach into everyday life, Okrent makes a intoxicating tale out of what might seem a very dry subject.
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