Sanctuary Themes

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Bootlegging

The Old Frenchman Place is a Mississippi plantation owned by Lee Goodwin. Goodwin is former military and a bootlegger. The reader is first introduced to the Old Frenchman Place when Horace Benbow arrives with Popeye. The nature of the operation is well protected and the road is usually barricaded and guarded. This seems to be somewhat extreme, since Goodwin rarely makes whiskey for the people in the area. Instead, Goodwin focuses on much bigger targets, as big runs mean big money.

Memphis is the city nearest to the Old Frenchman Place. Goodwin makes the majority of his money selling whiskey to various places around Memphis as well as other areas. It is big business for Goodwin and the people of Memphis are willing to pay for the goods.

Although there is no date given in the book, it is clear that the timeframe is sometime during prohibition. During...

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