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21: Every Day Was New Year's Eve
     

21: Every Day Was New Year's Eve

by H. Peter Kriendler
 

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The story of New York's '21' Club is the story of American glamour in the twentieth century. In his star-studded memoir, saloonkeeper Peter Kriendler—younger brother of Jack Kriendler, cofounder of '21'—paints a spellbinding portrait of the club through its early years, its birth as a Greenwich Village speakeasy, its move to midtown during Prohibition, the

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The story of New York's '21' Club is the story of American glamour in the twentieth century. In his star-studded memoir, saloonkeeper Peter Kriendler—younger brother of Jack Kriendler, cofounder of '21'—paints a spellbinding portrait of the club through its early years, its birth as a Greenwich Village speakeasy, its move to midtown during Prohibition, the tough days of the Great Depression, the dazzling Camelot nights, and the swinging go-go years as it became America's most legendary restaurant and a second home to the most powerful people in business, politics, and entertainment.

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David Murray
...[A] graceful and affectionate memoir of the fabulous decades of what was one of America's most elegant restaurants and saloons. His chronicle instructs us in what makes a success of such an establishment....Kriendler tops this meaty entree with a sauce of anecdote about the doings of the good, the bad, the ugly...
The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461661603
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
5 MB

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