Minnesota 13: "Wet" Wild Prohibition Days
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- By: Elaine Davis
- Format: Paperback, 176 pages, 5.5 X 8.5 in.
- Publisher: Sweetgrass Publishing
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- Product ##: 9780979801709
"Welcome to the quite-wet Prohibition era of Stearns County - a highly-fermented era when, according to author Elaine Davis, nearly 100% of the residents of some areas were involved in the illicit liquor trade, speakeasies reigned with the full support of local citizenry, and local Minnesota 13 brew enjoyed a national reputation. Intertwining insights ranging from ethnicity and religious faith to law enforcement, geography, farm economics and regional history, Davis provides a portrait of those whisky-fueled lawless days that offers both a cautionary tale and an entertaining history lesson. Davis even provides a convenient recipe for Minnesota 13 Moonshine, just in case they decide to bring Prohibition back once again..."
Paul Maccabee, author of John Dillinger Slept Here.
With numerous black & white photos and cartoon illustrations by Jim Bertram.
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