In the 1920s, the Cook family made a decent living making and supplying booze to the alcohol-deprived Americans during the Prohibition. Goldie, the eldest daughter, helps her father at the whiskey stills while caring for her younger sisters and her sick mother. When her mother passes away and her father is killed shortly thereafter, Goldie takes on even more responsibility as the main parental figure for her siblings. She experienced tragedy at a young age, but she did not let it break her morale. With her sisters' best interest in mind, she enrolls Ruby, Annie, and Emily in a boarding school in Tulsa, though it isn't easy saying good-bye to her siblings. She returns home to manage the family business. Her trials along the way include standing up to a snooty, self-righteous aunt, befriending a black family despite the racial taboos of the time, and finding love in the wrong place. Goldie is deemed sassy, uncultured, and sometimes crass, but she proves she has a lot of compassion and wit.
This report prepared by Cassie