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The year was 1918 and the war was over. Five percent of the world population was gone. It wasn't just the Great War, but the Spanish Flu was taking its toll. Doughboys returned to become civvies once again, while many had final resting places around the globe. Those who returned faced the harsh realities of readjustment. Americans were sick and tired of death, disease, and wounds both mental and physical that afflicted many. Americans needed a break which they found in the Roaring Twenties. Bathtub gin, speakeasies, gangsters, flappers, and a booming economy were the keywords. What happened? We went into the thirties and were faced with a Great Depression. Unemployment, the Dust Bowl, strikes, rioting...what went wrong? The New Deal emerged and we went into World War II. Did the Twenties Roar? This book examines our lifestyles throughout the twenties and thirties and asks the reader to reflect...is this happening once again? It is a light-hearted book presenting both the good times that rolled and the bad times that we choose to forget. Not to be missed -- for all ages!