Publisher: Edgecliff Press (October 1, 2011)
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viewers to the cost Hill old Society and Museum frequently ask approximately one resident who made his domestic in cost Hill for only 5 years. yet what a house it was once! virtually a century after George Remus ran some of the most large bootlegging operations within the nation from Cincinnati's west aspect, his identify nonetheless has the power to conjure up pictures of a gilt-edged mansion with a graceful glossy swimming pool and different Jazz Age excesses. Why is the tale of George Remus so interesting? He used criminal loopholes within the Volstead Act to make a fortune promoting whiskey in the course of Prohibition, he used to be ruthless and acted rapidly to guard his personal pursuits, yet he was once well known as a beneficiant guy who by no means forgot a pal or a prefer, and he relatively knew how one can throw a celebration. George Remus, for a couple of golden years, lived Gatsby's dream-he used to be the "King of the Bootleggers."