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This book is factual, informative and a very good read.
Daniel Okrent's "Last Call" provides a comprehensive overview about the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, better known as Prohibition.
Okrent does a brilliant job in presenting a detailed book covering the major aspects of this era in American history.
We all know the story, but never before have I read how Prohibition came to pass. The opening chapter about the need for some type of alcohol reform was enlightening. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Lawrence R. Cirelli
A very informative and interesting work. A lot that I had no prior knowledge of.
Well worth reading.
I found I was not interested in the political and social history which led to Prohibition. In the introduction the author says that America was the most drunken nation but does not... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charles S. Fisher
Way too much background which is only needed for research. No need to include to constitution. Very interesting read if you take it in small bites!Published 1 month ago by TR
Used a lot of words that I needed a dictionary for. Lots of times they were needless words. I would not recommend despite the fascinating subject matter.Published 1 month ago by Jim Tracy
This book was an excellent companion to the wonderful PBS documentary of the same name. It was a fantastic account of this historical period. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Miguel E. Tersy
A good book about the mistake we made and how it all happened. Talks about the key figures, that made the movement possible.Published 1 month ago by Jorge Cruz
This book tells the whole story from the temperance movement in the mid 19th century to the repeal of prohibition. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Francine Long
This book is factual, informative and a very good read. The strange bedfellows that prohibition produced were hard to believe. Excellent book.Published 2 months ago by Bodisatva