Fact or Fiction: Author Series presents Amy Kasuga Folk

Nicknamed “Liquor Island,” Long Island was a center for bootlegging and rumrunning for the New York metropolitan area during Prohibition. Amy Kasuga Folk’s book Rumrunners of Suffolk County: Tales from Liquor Island shares highlights from her book and inserts a fictional detail in her four choices at the end of the episode. Will you identify the fiction? Will I?

Listeners will be astonished by what they learn, and it’s mostly true!

Book cover showing title and men on the seashore with illegal booze.
Click on the image above to purchase Amy’s book.
Drawing of men on a ship pointing to boats on the water.
Illustration of Rumrunners from the Asbury Park Press, 14 Jan 1980, Mon · Page 11. Newspapers.com.

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