Martini, Straight Up

Martini, Straight Up The Classic American Cocktail

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Synopsis

Originally published in 1998. From its contested origins in nineteenth-century California; through its popularity among the smart set of the 1930s, world leaders of the 1940s, and the men in the gray flannel suits of the 1950s; to its resurgence among today's retro-hipsters: Lowell Edmunds traces the history and cultural significance of the cocktail H. L. Mencken called "the only American invention as perfect as a sonnet.".

Book information

ISBN: 9781421437675
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 340g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 12mm