Books tagged: beer history

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The Short Course in Beer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beer
A book for the legions of people who are discovering that beer is a delicious, highly affordable drink that's available in an almost infinite variety. At last, a beer course for smarties.
Short Story - Marble City Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
National Award-Winning short story in which Whispering Jack tells how Riddles O'Reilly took him on an Irish Mystery Tour.
New York, NY October 29, 1943 A Royal Canadian Air Force Cadet Is Charged With First-Degree Murder...
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
Owney Madden Irish Beer Racketeer Of Prohibition Era New York City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
By his own count Owney Madden was jailed 140 times. He was imprisoned for the murder of rival gangster Patsy Doyle in 1914. One time Owney was freed from Sing Sing Prison on a writ of habeas corpus. He returned voluntarily after it was discovered that he was leading the high life at Florida's Hialeah Park instead of working at a laundry in Brooklyn under the supervision of a parole officer.
Waxey Gordon In 1933 Beer Rackets And Tax Evasion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Waxey Gordon was prosecuted for tax evasion, a crime that Al Capone was convicted of. It took federal agents two and half years to amass enough evidence against Gordon to bring him to trial. Two witnesses were killed in the process. When a jury was selected its members were kept in a hotel throughout the duration of Gordon's trial. My ebook was written from news accounts and ancestry records.