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Ashes to ashes : America's hundred-year cigarette war, the public health, and the unabashed triumph of Philip Morris

Author: Richard Kluger
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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A history of the American tobacco industry, looking at the companies and their leaders who have been able to overcome all doomsayers to continue peddling their product.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kluger
ISBN: 0375700366 9780375700361
OCLC Number: 38073581
Notes: "With a new afterword"--Cover.
Description: xix, 811 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Adoring the devil's breath --
The earth with a fence around it --
It takes the hair right off your bean --
The golden age of malarkey --
"Shall we just have a cigarette on it?" --
The filter tip and other placebos --
The anguish of the Russian count --
Grand inquisitors --
Marlboro mirage --
Three-ton dog on the prowl --
Stroking the sow's ear --
Let there be light --
Breeding a one-fanged rattler --
The heights of arrogance --
The calling of Philip Morris --
Of dragonslayers and pond scum --
Chow lines --
Melancholy Rose --
Smooth characters --
Blowing smoke.
Responsibility: Richard Kluger.
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A history of the American tobacco industry, looking at the companies and their leaders who have been able to overcome all doomsayers to continue peddling their product.

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