Without Feathers - Fine Times: An Oral Memoir Summary & Analysis

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Fine Times: An Oral Memoir Summary

An unknown authority introduces a collection of excerpts from the memoirs of Big Flo, supposedly one of the most colorful speakeasy owners of the American prohibition. Big Flo then takes over with a first person narrative, talking about the early years as a dancer working for a leg-breaker named Ned Small. Ned, long an admirer of Flo's sass, proposes marriage to Flo. She accepts and the two are married. Days later, Ned is killed by Al Capone's men, leaving Flo with a sizable inheritance that she quickly squanders. Flo goes to work for Ed Wheeler, where she dances on the same stage with President Hoover. When Ed Wheeler is also killed by Capone, Flo uses the money she has saved to buy the Three Deuces speakeasy, which then becomes the town's hot spot.

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