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A Hedonist in the Cellar

A Hedonist in the Cellar

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24292331M
ISBN 109780307485878
OCLC/WorldCa464269427


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In A Hedonist in the Cellar, Jay McInerney gathers more than five years’ worth of essays and continues his exploration of what’s new, what’s enduring, and what’s surprising–giving his palate a complete workout and the reader an indispensable, idiosyncratic guide to a world of almost infinite variety.

Filled with delights oenophiles everywhere will. Editorial Reviews "From start to finish, first sip to last, A Hedonist in the Cellar is crisp, stylish and very funny." —The New York Times Book Review"As bracing as high-acid RieslingMcInerney the novelist, with his eye for detail and smart aleck wit, is never far from the page, [and] he's able to get inside each destination and suss out what makes it interesting."/5(4).

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Filled with delights oenophiles everywhere will savor, this is a collection driven 3/5(1). In “Bacchus and Me,” McInerney generally confined himself to the usual subjects — Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Napa, Sonoma. “A Hedonist in the. In A Hedonist in the Cellar, Jay McInerney gathers more than five years worth of essays and continues his exploration of what s new, what s enduring, and what s surprising giving his palate a complete workout and the reader an indispensable, idiosyncratic guide to a world of almost infinite with delights oenophiles everywhere will savor, this is a collection driven not only by /5(5).

In A Hedonist in the Cellar, Jay McInerney gathers more than five years’ worth of essays and continues his exploration of what’s new, what’s enduring, and what’s surprising–giving his palate a complete workout and the reader an indispensable, idiosyncratic guide to a world of almost infinite variety.

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Peals of wisdom are offered on the subjects of the best wine for romantics, the parallels between Californian wines and floundering Hollywood stars, the choice of wine for the author's own debauched forty-eighth birthday party, the 'high-testosterone grape.

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In A Hedonist in the Cellar, Jay McInerney gathers more than five years’ worth of essays and continues his exploration of what’s new, what’s enduring, and what’s surprising–giving his palate a complete workout and the reader an /5(3).

Many of those columns were collected in Bacchus and Me and A Hedonist in the Cellar. In McInerney won the James Beard MFK Fisher Award for Distinguished Writing. In McInerney was named a Literary Lion by the New York Public Library.

Read More About Jay McInerney. Setting Plot Point of View The setting in the story takes place in modern day time in a small town called Long Thorpe. Summer gets kidnapped by a man named Collin on the night she walked in town by herself to a friends party.

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