The Peculiar Kidnapping of Beer Tycoon John LabatteBook - 2004
In 1934, fifty-three-year-old beer tycoon John Sackville Labatt was kidnapped from his Lake Huron summer home and held ransom for three days. His captors, a group of ex-rumrunners, desperate in the days following prohibition and the Great Depression, were hoping for a big payday. This bizarre true crime story traces the abduction through to the trials of the abductors. From a heavily populated hideout to a case of mistaken identity, follow the story of Labatt, the first person in Canada to be kidnapped for high ransom.
Publisher: [United States] :, Dundurn :, 2004.
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource data file, rda
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