Twin Cities Prohibition: Minnesota Blind Pigs and Bootleggers

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Ferret out the haunts and habits of those who kept speakeasy doors oiled and politics crooked in the Twin Cities. If you take a tour of former blind pigs today, you will probably encounter nothing more dangerous than a lifelong attraction to the 5-8 Club's Juicy Lucy Burger, but Twin Cities Prohibition will return you to a time when honest reporting like that of Walter Liggett was answered with machine gun fire. Clink glasses with notorious characters such as Kid Cann, Dapper Dan Hogan and Doc Ames, the "Shame of...

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Overview

Ferret out the haunts and habits of those who kept speakeasy doors oiled and politics crooked in the Twin Cities. If you take a tour of former blind pigs today, you will probably encounter nothing more dangerous than a lifelong attraction to the 5-8 Club's Juicy Lucy Burger, but Twin Cities Prohibition will return you to a time when honest reporting like that of Walter Liggett was answered with machine gun fire. Clink glasses with notorious characters such as Kid Cann, Dapper Dan Hogan and Doc Ames, the "Shame of Minneapolis," in Elizabeth Johanneck's raid on this fascinating era of history.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781609491277
  • Publisher: History Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/7/2011
  • Pages: 157
  • Sales rank: 952,000
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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