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Lush Life; Portraits from the Bar

Jill DeGroff

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ISBN 10: 1615843167 / ISBN 13: 9781615843169
Published by Mud Puddle Books, U.S.A., 2009
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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This is a fine first edition paperback copy, white spine. Signed by the author: "Cheers! Jill" on the title page. Lovely color caricatures, makes me want to take up drinking. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 069164

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Title: Lush Life; Portraits from the Bar

Publisher: Mud Puddle Books, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: wraps

Signed: Signed by Artist

Edition: First Edition

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Lush Life; Portraits from the Bar is a collection of portraits and stories from the many colorful characters whom the author/illustrator has met in cafes and bars around the world. The book captures more than just some heady characters; it reveals the inner sanctum of the bar, providing a compelling look at contemporary cafe society. Along with the stories, comes a selection of great cocktail recipes contributed by leading bar chefs, including Jill s husband, award-winning mixologist and author, Dale DeGroff.

About the Author:

New York artist, Jill DeGroff, has made bars around the world her studio. Aiming her paint brush at bartenders, musicians, artists, and the regulars, DeGroff captures a wide spectrum of unforgettable characters at the bar. Her soulful renditions have appeared in industry publications including: Imbibe Beverage Media, My Table (USA), and trade pubs overseas. Jill is also the founding Vice President of The Museum of the American Cocktail in New Orleans.

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