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Run the Rum in, South Florida During Prohibition: Rumrunners, Bootleggers & Stills.

Sally J. Ling

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ISBN 10: 1596292490 / ISBN 13: 9781596292499
Published by History.
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Fine. Paperback. 2007. Originally published at $19.99. Bookseller Inventory # W51433

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Title: Run the Rum in, South Florida During ...

Publisher: History.

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Used - Like New

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Discover the tricks of the trade: smuggling the liquor and evading the law. Learn of the dealings of “the Real McCoy.” In this history of Prohibition in south Florida, author Sally J. Ling explores the impact of bootleggers and moonshiners on Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties, presenting tales of rumrunning and lawbreaking as told through personal and written accounts.

About the Author:

Sally J. Ling is an author, speaker and historian. She writes historical fiction and nonfiction and specializes in little known stories of Florida history.

As a special correspondent, Sally wrote for the Sun Sentinel newspaper for four years and was a contributing journalist for Boca Raton, Gold Coast, Delray Beach, Boca Life, Jupiter and Palm Beacher magazines.

Based upon excerpts from her book Run the Rum In, she appeared in two TV documentaries ("Gangsters"--National Geographic Channel and "Prohibition and the South Florida Connection"--WLRN, Miami)She served as associate producer on the latter production.

She has been a guest on South Florida PBS TV and radio stations, a guest presenter at the Lifelong Learning Society at Florida Atlantic University, guest presenter at Future Authors of America, and guest speaker at numerous historical societies, libraries, organizations and schools. 

Sally lives with her husband, Chuck, and splits her time between Deerfield Beach, Florida, and Wolf Laurel, North Carolina. 

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