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One part celebration, one part history, two parts manifesto, Bernard DeVoto's The Hour is a comic and unequivocal treatise on how and why we drink — properly. The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author turns his shrewd wit on the spirits and attitudes that cause his stomach to turn and his eyes to roll — warning: this book is not for rum drinkers. DeVoto instructs his readers on how to drink like gentlemen and sheds new light on the simple joys of the cocktail hour. Daniel Handler's introduction to this reprint of the 1950s classic provides a humorous framework for the modern reader.

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ISBN:
9780982504802
Author:
Devoto, Bernard
Publisher:
Tin House Books
Introduction by:
Handler, Daniel
Introduction:
Handler, Daniel
Author:
Handler, Daniel
Author:
De Voto, Bernard Augustine
Author:
DeVoto, Bernard
Subject:
Cocktails
Subject:
Drinking customs
Subject:
Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Subject:
Beverages - Bartending
Subject:
Wine & Spirits
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Wines of the World
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
6.75 x 5.25 in 8.5 oz

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One part celebration, one part history, two parts manifesto, Bernard DeVoto's The Hour is a comic and unequivocal treatise on how and why we drink — properly. The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author turns his shrewd wit on the spirits and attitudes that cause his stomach to turn and his eyes to roll — warning: this book is not for rum drinkers. DeVoto instructs his readers on how to drink like gentlemen and sheds new light on the simple joys of the cocktail hour. Daniel Handler's introduction to this reprint of the 1950s classic provides a humorous framework for the modern reader.
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