American Sweepstakes: How One Small State Bucked the Church, the Feds, and the Mob to Usher in the Lottery Age
Kevin FlynnE-book: $24.99
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|E-book Publication Date:||10/13/2015|
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Flynn weaves an engaging story of the New Hampshire Sweepstakes.
Colorful . . . entertaining. . . . Flynn chronicles it all. Like a good news writer, he gets the details without getting bogged down, taking us breezily through the first running of the Sweeps and its short history.
Well-researched. . . . [Flynn] engages the reader with an energetically paced, well-told narrative. . . . Flynn successfully captures the spirit of the times and interestingly tells a story that deserved to be told.
--Historical New Hampshire
Flynn does a superb job of making all his characters come alive. In an entertaining way, Flynn recalls an important time in America, including the Kennedy era of the 1960s. You can bet on enjoying American Sweepstakes.
--Thomas Maier, author of Masters of Sex
KEVIN FLYNN is an Emmy Award–winning former television journalist and the author of four books of true-crime reporting: Wicked Intentions, Our Little Secret, Legally Dead, and Notes on a Killing. He lives in New Hampshire.