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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.

Imprint New York : Harper, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Smirnov,P HIM    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 SMIRNOV,P HIM    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxvii, 384 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
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 Arsen╩╣evich)
Smirnov (Firm)
Distillers -- Russia -- Biography.
Vodka industry -- Russia -- History.
ISBN 9780060855895

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