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Ardent spirits

the rise and fall of prohibition.

by John Kobler

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prohibition Party (U.S.),
  • Prohibition -- United States -- History,
  • Temperance -- History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination386 p.
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23252473M
    ISBN 10039911209X
    ISBN 109780399112096

    (This is the only reference to a "gill" after the entry of Aug ; Whitehouse's journal however refers to this distribution as "a draghm of ardent spirits."34 Note that Lewis for the first time refers to "grog," in other words, a dilution of spirits—further evidence of . Ardent Spirits: Leaving Home, Coming Back Reynolds Price, Author. Scribner $30 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author New Coronavirus Updates for the Book .

    1. (a.) Hot or burning; passionate; fervent; as, an ardent concern; causing a sensation of burning; fiery; as, ardent spirits, that is, distilled liquors; an ardent. Ardent Spirits L.A. LLC - Tours, Los Angeles, California. 4 likes. The Whiskey Bon Vivant Kim Ohanneson: Founder/Principal of Ardent Spirits LA LLC and Ardent Spirits L.A. LLC Followers: 4.

    Ardent Spirits begins its narrative just after Reynolds Price’s father has died of lung cancer at fifty-four and Price has been awarded a Rhodes scholarship to study in England at Oxford. Ardent spirits (ethyl alcohol), in alchemy, are those liquors obtained after repeated distillations from fermented are thus called because they will take fire and burn. Examples include brandy, spirits of wine, etc.. References This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chambers, Ephraim, ed. (). "article name needed".


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Ardent Spirits book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is first-rate popular history, full of anecdotes and vivid pers /5. Ardent Spirit covers the full range of the temperance idea in America, beginning in the early seventeenth century and continuing through the prohibition years, Using a wide variety of sources, Kobler quotes the amusing and often startling comments relating to the efforts of prohibitionists and lawmakers, so that the speakeasies, the rum-running, the bootleggers, Cited by: “The most compelling book he’s published since Kate Vaiden in Price has always been one of our finest storytellers, but in Ardent Spirits he rises to new heights, delivering a compelling account of a profoundly exciting period in a young man’s life.”--Charlotte ObserverReleased on: Ardent Spirits book.

Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In his third volume of memoir, Reynolds Price explores six crucial /5(18).

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Now for an era of clear thinking and clean living. The Anti-Saloon League wishes every man, woman, and child a 3/5(1). An inquiry into the effects of ardent spirits upon the human body and mind: with an account of the means of preventing, and of the remedies for curing them Alternate Title(s): On the effects of.

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Ardent Spirits: Leaving Home, Coming Back by Reynolds Price. and the young man who emerges has proven his right to stand by his fellows of whatever sex and goal. Ardent Spirits is a book that penetrates deeply into the life of a writer, a teacher, and a steadfast lover.

Ardent Spirits: Rise and Fall of Prohibition by John Kobler and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at An Inquiry Into the Effects of Ardent Spirits Upon the Human Body and Mind | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Ardent Spirits is effervescent.”—Edmund White, The New York Review of Books “Ardent Spirits is Mr. Price’s third memoir [and] it is the best of this winning lot Price’s warmth, vigor and good humor consistently shine through.”—Dwight Garner, New York Times “The most compelling book he’s published since Kate Vaiden inAuthor: Reynolds Price.

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A memoir of young adulthood from the acclaimed American novelist (English/Duke Univ.; Letter to Godchild: Concerning Faith,etc.). Inthe year-old Price earned a Rhodes Scholarship and moved from his native North Carolina to Author: Reynolds Price. “Ardent Spirits” is the best of this winning lot.

It’s occasionally slack and talky, the work of a porch-swing raconteur, but Mr. Price’s warmth. The lines could just have easily been the syllabic frontispiece to the prolific Price's latest book, "Ardent Spirits: Leaving Home, Coming Back," a .1.

Complaint, 1 Dec. [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits].The Nauvoo city ordinance forbade selling whiskey “or other Spirituous Liquors” in small quantities, such as by the glass. The ordinance specified that upon conviction, the court could impose a fine “not exceeding twenty five Dollars.” (Nauvoo City Council Minute Book, An Ordinance in Relation to Temperance, 15 Feb.This book takes its title from a comment made by a guide who was showing Mr.

Price and a group of writers around Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's house. Describing Jefferson’s preference for wine over hard liquor, the guide said: “Mr. Jefferson kept very few ardent spirits, only for those few friends who required them.”.