The Long Thirst. Prohibition In America: 1920-1933.
8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. xii + 346 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has faded spine. Top edge red. Traces of spotting, but otherwise a very good copy. Presentation slip from the author tipped into first free endpaper. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. A history of the disastrous Prohibition period in the US, recounting the lawlessness it produced and portraying the characters it made famous and infamous. Thomas M. Coffey (1921-2000) was a US historian and biographer.
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