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Author Johnson, John, 1947-

Title Peppermint twist : the mob, the music, and the most famous dance club of the '60s / John Johnson, Jr., and Joel Selvin, with Dick Cami.

Imprint New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    793.30974 JOH    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 289 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Traces the story of The Peppermint Lounge, the influential 1960s Manhattan nightspot and mobster hangout, detailing how the club's introduction of rock-and-roll music attracted rebel youths and celebrity patrons.
Subject Organized crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Discotheques -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Popular music -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Added Author Selvin, Joel.
Cami, Dick.
ISBN 9780312581787 (hardback)
0312581785 (hardback)

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