The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America

The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America

The true crime story of bootlegger George Remus and the murder that shocked the nation.In the early days of Prohibition, long before Al Capone became a household name, a German immigrant named George Remus quits practicing law and starts trafficking whiskey. Within two years he's a multimillionaire. The press calls him "King of the Bootleggers," writing breathless stories...

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Title:The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America
Author:Karen Abbott
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  • Julie
    The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America by Karen Abbott is a 2019 Crown Publishing Group publication. An absorbing and shocking true crime saga!!George Remus is a name I was only moderately familiar with. I knew he was a famo...
  • Joshilyn Jackson
    I have read all of Abbott's books, even though I am primarily a fiction reader. I love them because they read like novels. This one reads like a literary legal thriller. It has some INSANE twists. I love that things actually happened that would break my suspension of disbelief in fiction. The truth ...
  • Susannah
    Sexy, smart, compulsively readable -- and expertly researched....
  • Karen Rush
    The Ghosts of Eden Park Karen AbbottKaren Abbott brilliantly pieces together this page-turner through meticulous resource and without any fictional dialogue. With so much chronicled information, I suspected this might be a dry journaling of events but no, far from it! It is a rich narrative, a capti...
  • Grumpus
    The grumpus23 (23-word commentary)Life story of The King of Bootleggers. While in prison, wife has affair with government agent. Someone is murdered. Insane? Read to decide....
  • ♥ Sandi ❣
    3.5 starsThis book is hard for me to review, due to two reasons - first, I read it in starts and stops and secondly, although very well researched, it became boring in spots. However, it is due back to the library today, so I lack the time to ponder or procrastinate. Gangsters, bootleggers, crime an...
  • Samantha
    Competently executed yet disappointingly dull. I have greatly enjoyed Abbott’s other work and expected this to be a slam dunk. Unfortunately, I found myself bored of the narrative and apathetic about the subject matter.Generally speaking, bootlegging and Prohibition are not topics that lend the...
  • Natasha Niezgoda
    HAPPY PUB DAY!!!!...

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