Liquor

Liquor

A Novel

eBook - 2010
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Random House, Inc.
Two line cooks decide to open their own restaurant in New Orleans in the second book in the Rickey and G-Man series by novelist Poppy Z. Brite.

New Orleans natives Rickey and G-man are lifetime friends and down-and-out line cooks desperate to make a quick buck. When Rickey concocts the idea of opening a restaurant in their alcohol-loving hometown where every dish packs a spirited punch, they know they’re on their way to the bank. With some wheeling and dealing, a slew of great recipes, and a few lucky breaks, Rickey and G-man are soon on their way to opening Liquor, their very own restaurant. But first they need to pacify a local crank who doesn’t want to see his neighborhood disturbed, sidestep Rickey’s deranged ex-boss, rein in their big-mouth silent partner before he runs amok, and stay afloat in a stew of corruption in a town well known for its bottom feeders.

A manic, spicy romp through the kitchens, back alleys, dive bars, and drug deals of the country’s most sublimely ridiculous city, author Poppy Z. Brite masterfully shakes equal parts ambition, scandal, cocaine, and murder, and serves Liquor straight up, with a twist.

Baker & Taylor
Desperate to make a quick buck, down-and-out cooks Rickey and G-Man come with the idea to create a theme restaurant in which every dish is loaded with an alcoholic punch, but, in order to succeed, they must first avoid Rickey's deranged former boss, rein in their millionaire silent backer, and escape the dark shadows of the Big Easy. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, [2010]
ISBN: 9780307537720 (electronic bk.)
0307537722 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK FIC BRITE
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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