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Author Himelstein, Linda.

Title The King of Vodka : the story of Pyotr Smirnov and the upheaval of an empire / Linda Himelstein.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  338.7663 SMI    AVAILABLE
 Yorkville PL Adult Biography - YKBB-4  B SMI    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xxvii, 384 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Hello -- Moscow -- The land of darkness -- The vodka maker -- "Demand Smirnov vodka" -- To Vienna and back -- Mariya -- Vodka wars -- The Vodka King -- From pursuit to preservation -- Monopoly capitalism -- The Tsar and 3,000 flashing bottles -- Twilight -- Two dead bodies -- A new century, a new reality -- Monopoly madness -- From bad to bizarre -- A war, uprisings, and then there was one -- Life and death and love and death -- Sudden chaos -- Revolution -- Escape -- Smirnov with an 'f' -- The end is a beginning.
Subject Smirnov, P. A. (Petr Arsenʹevich)
Smirnov (Firm)
Distillers -- Russia -- Biography.
Vodka industry -- Russia -- History.
ISBN 0060855894 hardcover
9780060855895 hardcover

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