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Half-proud son of Windsor, Ontario, Antony Williams treasures the fact that roughly 80% of all the booze that entered America during Prohibition was smuggled across the Detroit River. This multi-generational smuggling epic is narrated by Antony, a young man reared on tough love and stories of local bootlegging glory.

Only when Antony's own smuggling with Canada's (illegal)
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Paperback, 268 pages
Published September 1st 2013 by Nimbus Publishing (CN)
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Nancy Patterson
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Distinctly Canadian, capturing what its like to live in a town close to the USA border... And the conflicts of living a double life, and entertaining read.
Dan
Mar 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a fun book for me, it involved crime, some humor, and took place in the City of Windsor where I completed my undergraduate degree (roughly the same time that this story took place). I thought the writing was exceptional and I liked the thoughts of the main character on relationships. Where the book struggled in my opinion was the plausibility of the main character and how successful he was in his illicit business -hence, not giving it 5 stars.

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