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And a Bottle of Rum

A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails

by Wayne Curtis Author · Mike Chamberlain Narrator


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And a Bottle of Rum tells the raucously entertaining story of America as seen through the bottom of a drinking glass. With a chapter for each of ten cocktails, Wayne Curtis reveals that the homely spirit once distilled from the industrial waste of the exploding sugar trade has managed to infiltrate every stratum of New World society.

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Tantor Media, Inc.
Tantor Audio
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Wayne Curtis (Author)

Wayne Curtis was the spirits and cocktails columnist for the Atlantic magazine for eight years, and has also written about drinks for the Wall Street Journal, Imbibe, the Daily Beast, and the American Scholar. In 2002 Curtis was named Lowell Thoma...

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