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Mobsters & rumrunners of Canada

Gord Steinke

Mobsters & rumrunners of Canada

crossing the line

by Gord Steinke

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Published by Folklore Pub. in Edmonton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smuggling -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Organized crime -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Smugglers -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Prohibition -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Prohibition -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMobsters and rumrunners of Canada, Crossing the line
    StatementGord Steinke.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22599653M
    ISBN 101894864115
    OCLC/WorldCa54774652


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