The Resource Drinking with men, Rosie Schaap

Drinking with men, Rosie Schaap

Label
Drinking with men
Title
Drinking with men
Statement of responsibility
Rosie Schaap
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A vivid, funny, and poignant memoir that celebrates the distinct lure of the camaraderie and community one finds drinking in bars. Rosie Schaap has always loved bars: the wood and brass and jukeboxes, the knowing bartenders, and especially the sometimes surprising but always comforting company of regulars. Starting with her misspent youth in the bar car of a regional railroad, where at fifteen she told commuters' fortunes in exchange for beer, and continuing today as she slings cocktails at a neighborhood joint in Brooklyn, Schaap has learned her way around both sides of a bar and come to realize how powerful the fellowship among regular patrons can be. In Drinking with Men, Schaap shares her unending quest for the perfect local haunt, which takes her from a dive outside Los Angeles to a Dublin pub full of poets, and from small-town New England taverns to a character-filled bar in Manhattan's TriBeCa. Drinking alongside artists and expats, ironworkers and soccer fanatics, she finds these places offer a safe haven, a respite, and a place to feel most like herself. In rich, colorful prose, Schaap brings to life these seedy, warm, and wonderful rooms. Drinking with Men is a love letter to the bars, pubs, and taverns that have been Schaap's refuge, and a celebration of the uniquely civilizing source of community that is bar culture at its best"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schaap, Rosie
Dewey number
  • 362.292092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV5137
LC item number
.S33 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schaap, Rosie
  • Women alcoholics
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
Target audience
adult
Label
Drinking with men, Rosie Schaap
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781594487118
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012030405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0120077
  • 5407227
Label
Drinking with men, Rosie Schaap
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781594487118
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012030405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0120077
  • 5407227

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