Prohibition and St. Pierre : When Distillers and Rum Runners Made France's Colony off Newfoundland a Principal Centre for the Liquor Trade. First Edition

By: ANDRIEUX, J.P.

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ANDRIEUX, J.P. Prohibition and St. Pierre : When Distillers and Rum RunnersMade France's Colony off Newfoundland a Principal Centre for the Liquor Tr ade. Lincoln, Ont.: W.F. Rannie, Publisher, (1983). First Printing. Pp (8),9-144. Illustrated. 8vo, white trade paperback. Jean-Pierre Andrieux, OC (b. Montréal) St. John's businessman, author. Chapters : 1. Prohibition sets the stage; 2. McCoy discovers St.Pierre; 3. The whisky flood commences; 4. St.Pierre's merchants: capital poor; 5. Prohibition and the Canadian scene;6. Canadian distillers and their sales agents; 7. Dimensions of the liquor trade; 8. Capone leaves a souvenir [his hat: a skimmer]; 9. Boom times at St.Pierre; 10. Rum runners vs the law; 11. The Coast Guard: War on booze; 12. Piracy — an ever present threat; 13. Murder and its aftermath; 14. Rum runners on the rocks; 15. Handwriting on the wall; 16. The coming of Repeal;17. The Kromhout incident; 18. Postscript to prohibition. Very good. 20.00

Title: Prohibition and St. Pierre : When Distillers and Rum Runners Made France's Colony off Newfoundland a Principal Centre for the Liquor Trade. First Edition

Author Name: ANDRIEUX, J.P.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: W.F. Rannie, Publisher, Lincoln, Ont, 1983, ISBN:001995300X:

Seller ID: 12946

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND FRANCE RUM RUMRUNNING FISHERIES ST.PIERRE SMUGGLING CANADIAN SMUGGLERS,