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God in a cup : the obsessive quest for the perfect coffee

Author: Michaele Weissman
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : J. Wiley, ©2008.
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"In God in a Cup, journalist and late-blooming adventurer Michaele Weissman treks into an exotic and paradoxical realm of specialty coffee where the successful traveler must be part passionate coffee connoisseur, part ambitious entrepreneur, part activist, and part Indiana Jones. Her guides on the journey are the nation's most heralded coffee business hotshots - Counter Culture's Peter Giuliano, Intelligentsia's  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michaele Weissman
ISBN: 9780470173589 0470173580
OCLC Number: 182734017
Description: xix, 268 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Coffee Guys --
God in a cup --
Granada, Nicaragua --
Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia --
Panama --
Portland, Oregon --
Los Angeles --
Durham, North Carolina --
Epilogue --
Background: The coffee chain explained --
Coffee producers of the world --
Making great coffee at home.
Responsibility: Michaele Weissman.
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Can a cup of coffee reveal the face of God? Can it become the holy grail of modern-day knights errant who brave hardship and peril in a relentless quest for perfection? Can it change the world? These  Read more...

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"Weissman travels from the exotic to the expected to artfully deconstruct the connoisseur's cup of coffee." ( Publishers Weekly , March 31, 2008)

 
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History of Coffee's Third Wave

by kucher (WorldCat user published 2008-11-29) Excellent Permalink

Written for both the coffee-curious and the coffee-passionate, this up-to-the-minute (ends Summer 2007) account of the people behind the leading importing and roasting companies in the US, including Stumptown, Terroir, and Intelligentsia.  What these young men (mostly men) have been trying to...
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