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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 (1 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 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 155,213 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 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

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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