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Intoxicating history

Garrett Peck is the author of “The Prohibition Hangover, Alcohol in America, From Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet.’’ Garrett Peck is the author of “The Prohibition Hangover, Alcohol in America, From Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet.’’ (Manuel Claros)
By Hayley Kaufman
Globe Staff / September 18, 2009

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Next time you crack open a beer during a Patriots game or order a glass of Pinot Noir, consider that, not so long ago, such an act was prohibited in this country. Mind-boggling, right? The long and complex history behind Prohibition - and America’s somewhat tortured relationship with alcohol - is at the heart of Garrett Peck’s new book, “The ... (Full article: 520 words)

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