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Booze: The Impact of Whiskey on the Prairie West, Gray, James Henry
1 Gray, James Henry Booze: The Impact of Whiskey on the Prairie West
Rexdale, Ontario, Canada Macmillan of Canada 1972 0770508936 / 9780770508937 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, a 3/4 inch closed tear at the top of front panel. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Wide open boozing was a fact of life in the pioneer west of Canada. And it didn't stay in Canada - booze runners came into the states. In Winnipeg, there is a legend that the city had an informal arrangment with Ginger Snooks, its most famous scavenger, to make a midnight sweep of the alleys behind the Main Street hotels with horse and wagon during the late fall and winter, and to cart the passed-out drunks to the police station. His fee was one dollar per body delivered. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 


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