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And a bottle of rum : a history of the New World in ten cocktails

Author: Wayne Curtis
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of America from the perspective of ten different cocktails, discussing the role of rum in the New World, from the colonial period to the present day, in a study that blends pop culture, historical trivia, and libation lore.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Curtis, Wayne, 1957-
And a bottle of rum.
New York : Crown Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)989012565
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Curtis
ISBN: 9781400051670 1400051673 9780307338624 0307338622
OCLC Number: 64098465
Description: 294 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Kill-devil 14 --
Chapter 2 Grog 38 --
Chapter 3 Flip 66 --
Chapter 4 Medford Rum 92 --
Chapter 5 Planter's Punch 114 --
Chapter 6 Demon Rum 134 --
Chapter 7 Daiquiri 160 --
Chapter 8 Rum and Coca-Cola 188 --
Chapter 9 Mai Tai 214 --
Chapter 10 Mojito 234 --
When It's Cocktail Time 257.
Responsibility: Wayne Curtis.
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Traces the history of America from the perspective of ten different cocktails, discussing the role of rum in the New World, from the colonial period to the present day, in a study that blends pop culture, historical trivia, and libation lore.

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