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A very good read on an interesting time in American History. Very informative but yet engaging.

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User Review  - loraineo - LibraryThing

A really good history with much detail about the 14 years of prohibition, from the beginning to the end. What an interesting time in America ! I learned a lot from reading this book on this interesting topic. Read full review

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User Review  - cyclops1771 - LibraryThing

Well done review of the Prohibition thought processes and detailing of the various ways in which society dealt with the banning of their very favorite pastime. Read full review

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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

Very interesting examination of the rise and repeal of Prohibition, of life during the dry years and of the long and short term impacts of the Eighteenth Amendment and the Prohibition movement on contemporary politics and society. Read full review

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User Review  - Scapegoats - LibraryThing

This is a very good book about Prohibition. It charts its roots in the 19th century and how it was passed through a series of unlikely alliances. It does a great job showing how poorly it was enforced ... Read full review

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User Review  - Philip100 - LibraryThing

Last Call is the best history of Prohibition that I have read. If you have any interest in American History you need to read Last Call. Read full review

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User Review  - doonienc - LibraryThing

Interesting and very detailed history of the 18th amendment and how it affected US culture and a whole lot of other things. Read full review

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User Review  - Asperula - LibraryThing

Wonderful account of a wild chapter of American history - literally. Prohibition happened less than100 years ago. Okrent chronicles how it all happened, brilliantly! I can't wait for the Ken Burns series this fall! Read full review

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User Review  - phyllis01 - LibraryThing

Excellent perspective on the alcohol industry; how prohibition basically invented the mob in America; and the ingenuity of Americans in the face of the loss of something they really, really want. Read full review

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User Review  - santhony - LibraryThing

Prohibition is a fascinating period of American history, and except for vague references contained in 1920s period pieces, I’ve never seen a non-fiction work which examines it in detail. This is just ... Read full review


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