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Booze: The Impact of Whiskey on the Prairie West

By: Gray, James Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rexdale, Ontario, Canada, Macmillan of Canada, 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: 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... View more info