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The king of vodka : the story of Pyotr Smirnov and the upheaval of an empire

Author: Linda Himelstein
Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; New York, NY : HarperCollins e-books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vodka pioneer Pyotr Smirnov is one the most fascinating salesmen and entrepeneurs the world has ever known. This title presents a chronicle of ambition and innovation that has fascinating parallels  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Himelstein, Linda.
King of vodka.
Pymble, NSW ; New York, NY : HarperCollins e-books, ©2009
(OCoLC)526057600
Named Person: P A Smirnov; P A Smirnov
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Himelstein
ISBN: 9780061876141 0061876143 9780061876165 006187616X 9780061876172 0061876178
OCLC Number: 384616858
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed June 10, 2009).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Hello --
Moscow --
The land of darkness --
The vodka maker --
"Demand Smirnov vodka" --
To Vienna and back --
Mariya --
Vodka wars --
The vodka king --
From pursuit to preservation --
Monopoly capitalism --
The Tsar and 3,000 flashing bottles --
Twilight --
Two dead bodies --
A new century, a new reality --
Monopoly madness --
From bad to bizarre --
A war, uprisings, and then there was one --
Life and death and love and death --
Sudden chaos --
Revolution --
Escape --
Smirnov with an 'f' --
The end is a beginning.
Responsibility: Linda Himelstein.

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