Bootleg : murder, moonshine, and the lawless years ... Read More
- 1 of 1 copy available at George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
- ISBN: 9781250034274 (pbk.) :
- ISBN: 1250034272
170 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Square Fish, 2013.
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This is a story of 14 years in American history, ... Read More
Karen Blumenthal (1959-2020) was a financial journalist and editor whose career included five years with The Dallas Morning News and twenty-five with The Wall Street Journalâwhere her work helped earn the paper a Pulitzer Prize for its breaking news coverage of the September 11, 2001 attacksâbefore becoming an award-winning childrenâs non-fiction book writer.
Three of her books, Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History, Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different, and Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition, were finalists for the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award.
Karen was also the author of Six Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 1929 (named a Sibert Honor Book), Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX (winner of the Jane Addams Childrenâs Book Award), Tommy: The Gun That Changed America, Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend, and Jane Against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights.