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And a Bottle of Rum, Revised and Updated

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And a Bottle of Rum, Revised and Updated
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And a Bottle of Rum, Revised and Updated
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Now revised, updated, and with new recipes, And a Bottle of Rum tells the raucously entertaining story of this most American of liquorsFrom the grog sailors drank on the high seas in the 1700s to the mojitos of Havana bar hoppers, spirits and cocktail columnist Wayne Curtis offers a history of rum and the Americas alike, revealing that the homely spirit once distilled from the industrial waste of the booming sugar trade has managed to infiltrate every stratum of New World society. Curtis takes us from the taverns of the American colonies, where rum delivered both a cheap wallop and cash for the Revolution; to the plundering pirate ships off the coast of Central America; to the watering holes of pre-Castro Cuba; and to the kitsch-laden tiki bars of 1950s America. Here are sugar barons and their armies conquering the Caribbean, Paul Revere stopping for a nip during his famous ride, Prohibitionists marching against "demon rum," Hemingway fattening..
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Curtis, Wayne
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dictionaries
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  • Cooking & Food
  • Nonfiction
  • History
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And a Bottle of Rum, Revised and Updated
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OVERDRIVE:46a5a8cb-cdbc-4adf-a74a-bfeb4f544e82
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9780525575030
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optical disk
Label
And a Bottle of Rum, Revised and Updated
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:46a5a8cb-cdbc-4adf-a74a-bfeb4f544e82
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780525575030
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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