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Canada's Rumrunners: Incredible Adventures and Exploits During Canada's Illicit Liquor Trade

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..".despite flying bullets and cannon shots, Ben had his crew hastily tossing evidence over the side of the boat. Bullet-riddled, the Maritimas finally came to a stop, but even then, the crew continued to throw the beer overboard." This book will be especially fascinating for all readers interested in: the history of crime or prohibition. It is safe to say that America ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published March 26th 2004 by Amazing Stories
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Kristen
Dec 10, 2014 Kristen rated it liked it
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This was a fun, and educational look at a very tumultuous period in Canadian history. The people the book talks about are truly "characters" one and all, and the shenanigans that went on in Canada once the U.S. declared Prohibition is pretty entertaining to read about.

As with so many other things Canadian, we did illegal liquor sales, for the most part, without the violence and criminal behaviours that characterized similar "entrepreneurs" in the U.S. The Canadians like to run their rum with a w
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Tom Wile
Jun 08, 2016 Tom Wile rated it it was ok
Given that the term 'rum runner' was coined in the maritimes I would have thought we would have been given more than 11 of the 200 pages in the book. A decent read but don't expect to get much of an Atlantic perspective. That's why I picked it up in the first place. Author must be from Ontario.
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