KAREN BLUMENTHAL is a long-time journalist who has written for both adults and young people. She previously wrote about the 1920s in Six Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 1929, which was a Sibert Honor Book, and about social change in Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, which won a Jane Addams Children's Book Award. She lives in Dallas, Texas.
A short read that gives a brief history. Guess I was looking for something with more detail. I should have checked the page count before I purchased.Published 8 days ago by Adam W
Bday gift for my brother & he LOVED this!! Started reading it & said it's a great book!!!!!Published 4 months ago by HeatherNorthShore
I can only give this book a 3 because it is such a brief history of the era. I think it is certainly factually correct and hits many of the highlights but so much of details have... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Tom C.
As a teacher, I found this book to be not only interesting, but useful for use in the classroom as a supplement to the textbook.Published 14 months ago by Reaper's Rebel
It was an ok book, a little bit boring at the beginning, but after a few chapters it got goodPublished 14 months ago by gummy-bear
Blumenthal’s writing is always solid and her research is exquisite. Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition (2011) is no exception. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Sunday Cummins