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The wet and the dry : a drinker's journey

Author: Lawrence Osborne
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An exploration of "man's love of drink and [a] ... meditation on the meaning of alcohol consumption across cultures worldwide"--Dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Osborne
ISBN: 9780770436889 0770436889 9780770436896 0770436897
OCLC Number: 818985042
Notes: Subtitle in pre-publication: Travels in the realms of drinking and prohibition.
Description: 226 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Gin and tonic --
A glass of arak in Beirut --
Fear and loathing in the Bekaa --
Lunch with Walid Jumblatt --
The ally pally --
England, your England --
The pure light of high summer --
New Year's in Muscat --
The little water --
My sweet Islamabad --
Bars in a man's life --
Getting a drink in a civil war --
Usquebaugh --
East into West --
Twilight at the Windsor Hotel.
Other Titles: Drinker's journey
Responsibility: Lawrence Osborne.

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An exploration of "man's love of drink and [a] ... meditation on the meaning of alcohol consumption across cultures worldwide"--Dust jacket flap.

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