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The Emperor of Wine: The Rise of Robert M. Parker, JR., and the Reign of American Taste (P.S.) Paperback – 1 Aug 2006

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  • Paperback: 342 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (Aug. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060093692
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060093693
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 2.2 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,311,319 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A lively history" -- New York Times Book Review

."highly anticipated.The thoroughness of McCoy's reporting is impressive.prodigious." -- Los Angeles Times

"A riveting morality tale for our time." -- Gerald Asher

A lively history --New York Times Book Review

."..highly anticipated...The thoroughness of McCoy's reporting is impressive...prodigious."--Los Angeles Times

"A lively history"--New York Times Book Review

"Scupulous and balanced...no wine book will receive more attention."--New York Times

"A riveting morality tale for our time."--Gerald Asher

"A fascinating analysis of Parker's substantial influence..."--BusinessWeek

"Emperor of Wine is a vibrant absorbing portrait..."--USA Today

."..an extraordinay exploration of the Parker phenomenon...impeccably researched..."--Decanter Magazine

..".highly anticipated...The thoroughness of McCoy's reporting is impressive...prodigious."--Los Angeles Times

..".an extraordinay exploration of the Parker phenomenon...impeccably researched..."--Decanter Magazine

A riveting morality tale for our time. --Gerald Asher"

highly anticipated The thoroughness of McCoy s reporting is impressive prodigious. --Los Angeles Times"

Emperor of Wine is a vibrant absorbing portrait... --USA Today"

...an extraordinay exploration of the Parker phenomenon...impeccably researched --Decanter Magazine"

Scupulous and balanced...no wine book will receive more attention. --New York Times"

A fascinating analysis of Parker s substantial influence... --BusinessWeek"

A lively history --New York Times Book Review"

About the Author

Award-winning journalist and international wine judge Elin McCoy has chronicled the world of wine for thirty years. She is the wine and spirits columnist for Bloomberg Markets, and a longtime contributing editor at Food & Wine. Her writings have also appeared in the New York Times, House & Garden, and many other publications.


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