Rumrunners: The Smugglers from St. Pierre and Miquelon and the Burin Peninsula from Prohibition to Present Day by J. P. AndrieuxRumrunners: The Smugglers from St. Pierre and Miquelon and the Burin Peninsula from Prohibition to Present Day by J. P. Andrieux

Rumrunners: The Smugglers from St. Pierre and Miquelon and the Burin Peninsula from Prohibition to…

byJ. P. Andrieux

Paperback | October 19, 2009

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Rumrunners is a history of the smuggling trade between the <_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">French <_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">Island colonies of St. Pierre and Miquelon and the <_st13a_country-region _w3a_st="on">United States, the <_st13a_country-region _w3a_st="on">Bahamas, and <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_state _w3a_st="on">Newfoundland. The distribution of contraband alcohol has always been an element of the culture of <_st13a_state _w3a_st="on">Newfoundland and <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Labrador. However, with the advent of the American Prohibition era (1919-1933), the <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">French <_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">Islands' illegal practice took on worldwide proportions. This book details the rise and fall of the bootlegging industry in Atlantic waters, the efforts made by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to curb these criminal activities, and the evolution of laws from the Prohibition era to present day that have brought the trade to a virtual standstill.<_o3a_p>

Jean Pierre Andrieux is a St. John's-based businessman and author of numerous books published since 1970. He was born in Montreal of St. Pierre et Miquelon parents, raised in Prince Edward Island, and graduated from the Sir George Williams University School of Retailing (now Concordia) in 1968. He has been closely linked to the tourism...
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Title:Rumrunners: The Smugglers from St. Pierre and Miquelon and the Burin Peninsula from Prohibition to…Format:PaperbackDimensions:229 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.58 inPublished:October 19, 2009Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897317484

ISBN - 13:9781897317488

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