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By Bernard DeVoto

One half occasion, one half historical past, components manifesto, Bernard DeVoto's The Hour is a comic book and unequivocal treatise on how and why we drink--properly.

One half get together, one half historical past, components manifesto, Bernard DeVoto’s The Hour is a comic book and unequivocal treatise on how and why we drink―properly. The Pulitzer Prize and nationwide e-book Award–winning writer turns his smart wit at the spirits and attitudes that reason his belly to show and his eyes to roll (Warning: this e-book isn't for rum drinkers). DeVoto instructs his readers on tips to drink like gents and sheds new gentle at the basic joys of the cocktail hour. Daniel Handler’s creation to this reprint of the Nineteen Fifties vintage presents a funny framework for the fashionable reader.

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