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Island of vice : Theodore Roosevelt's doomed quest to clean up sin-loving New York / Richard Zacks.

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  • ISBN: 9780385519724
  • ISBN: 0385519729
  • Description: viii, 431 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday,

Available copies

  • 11 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction HV 6795 .N5 Z33 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction HV 6795 N5 Z33 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Adult Nonfiction 363.2309/Z16i (Text to phone) Offline -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 363.23/Zacks (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult New Nonfiction NEW 974.71 ZACKS 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) 363.2 Zacks (Text to phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks HV6795 .N5 Z33 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction NEW HV 6795 .N5 Z33 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult Nonfiction 974.041 ZAC (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 363.2309/ZACKS (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary: Recounts the effort by newly appointed police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt to shut down late nineteenth-century New York City's brothels, gambling houses, and after-hours saloons.
Subject: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Vice control > New York (State) > New York > History > 19th century.
Police administration > New York (State) > New York > History > 19th century.
New York (N.Y.) > Moral conditions > History > 19th century.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 19th century.