skip to content
Bitter brew : the rise and fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's kings of beer Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Bitter brew : the rise and fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's kings of beer

Author: William Knoedelseder
Publisher: New York : HarperBusiness, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
An engrossing, often scandalous saga of one of the wealthiest, longest-lasting, and most colorful family dynasties in the history of American commerce; a cautionary tale about prosperity, profligacy, hubris, and the blessings and dark consequences of success.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Busch family.; Busch family.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Knoedelseder
ISBN: 9780062009265 0062009265
OCLC Number: 802293666
Description: xi, 396 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, genealogical table ; 24 cm
Contents: "August is not feeling well" --
"Beer is back!" --
The alpha Busch --
"Being second isn't worth shit" --
"The man who saved the Cardinals" --
The magical beer kingdom --
The Prussian lieutenant --
The old man and the kid --
Gussie's last stand --
Choosing sides --
Camelot's end --
"We are at war" --
Rebirthing Bud --
"Tell me I'm a horse's ass" --
Warning sign --
"Do you know who I am?" --
"I probably feel worse about this than you do" --
"Hey, pal, you got a quarter?" --
Here comes the son --
"Way, way, way beyond Tiger Woods" --
"A bad apple at the top" --
The last watch --
"They didn't just drop out of the sky" --
Epilogue : An American dream.
Responsibility: William Knoedelseder.

Abstract:

Stretching across three centuries, from the start of the Civil War through two World Wars and Prohibition to today, Bitter Brew tells the astonishing story of how five generations of men-fathers,  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"[An] engaging narrative."--Daily Beast

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/802293666> # Bitter brew : the rise and fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's kings of beer
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "802293666" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/838531> ; # Brewing industry
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/829764> ; # Beer industry
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1106523289#Topic/beer_industry_united_states_history> ; # Beer industry--United States--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1106523289#Topic/brewing_industry_united_states_history> ; # Brewing industry--United States--History
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/147714482> ; # Anheuser-Busch, inc.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1106523289#Person/busch_family> ; # Busch family.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/338.7663420973/e23/> ;
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/79372028> ; # William Knoedelseder
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description ""August is not feeling well" -- "Beer is back!" -- The alpha Busch -- "Being second isn't worth shit" -- "The man who saved the Cardinals" -- The magical beer kingdom -- The Prussian lieutenant -- The old man and the kid -- Gussie's last stand -- Choosing sides -- Camelot's end -- "We are at war" -- Rebirthing Bud -- "Tell me I'm a horse's ass" -- Warning sign -- "Do you know who I am?" -- "I probably feel worse about this than you do" -- "Hey, pal, you got a quarter?" -- Here comes the son -- "Way, way, way beyond Tiger Woods" -- "A bad apple at the top" -- The last watch -- "They didn't just drop out of the sky" -- Epilogue : An American dream."@en ;
    schema:description "An engrossing, often scandalous saga of one of the wealthiest, longest-lasting, and most colorful family dynasties in the history of American commerce; a cautionary tale about prosperity, profligacy, hubris, and the blessings and dark consequences of success."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1106523289> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Bitter brew : the rise and fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's kings of beer"@en ;
    schema:productID "802293666" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/802293666#PublicationEvent/new_york_harperbusiness_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1106523289#Agent/harperbusiness> ; # HarperBusiness
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062009265> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB272004> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/802293666> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1106523289#Agent/harperbusiness> # HarperBusiness
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "HarperBusiness" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1106523289#Topic/brewing_industry_united_states_history> # Brewing industry--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85016778> ;
    schema:name "Brewing industry--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/829764> # Beer industry
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Beer industry"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/838531> # Brewing industry
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Brewing industry"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/147714482> # Anheuser-Busch, inc.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Anheuser-Busch, inc." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79372028> # William Knoedelseder
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1947" ;
    schema:familyName "Knoedelseder" ;
    schema:givenName "William" ;
    schema:name "William Knoedelseder" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062009265>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0062009265" ;
    schema:isbn "9780062009265" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/802293666>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/802293666> ; # Bitter brew : the rise and fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's kings of beer
    schema:dateModified "2015-04-14" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.