The Cigarette Book The History and Culture of Smoking By Chris Harrald, By Fletcher Watkins
 
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From A is for Aardvark—“We’re not allowed to tell you anything about Winston cigarettes, so here’s a stuffed aardvark”—to Z is for Zippo, the iconic American lighter, The Cigarette Book is the ultimate souvenir and celebration of the dying art of smoking. Encyclopedic in both layout and range, this is an ideal consolation gift for those who have stopped, an ideal aide de memoire for those who might, and a defiant puff of libertarian brilliance for those who won’t. Celebrate the Hollywood age of smoking when film stars lit up with glamorous abandon. Witty, illustrated, collectible, and up-to-date.

"… All smokers know that cigarettes are dangerous. Each one is a dance with death—and the defiant smoker will say that therein lies its charm. So each puff is an existential gesture, an assertion of choice and life in the face of death."

One day the last cigarette on earth will be smoked. One final puff will be sent heaven-bound, leaving a lingering, evanescent smoke ring. And the wise of this world will rejoice. Because logic demands that mankind is rid of this pernicious poison. And wasn’t that well-known logician Adolf Hitler the most virulent opponent of cigarette smoking in the last century? Until then, read this book.
TitleThe Cigarette Book
SubtitleThe History and Culture of Smoking
AuthorBy Chris Harrald, By Fletcher Watkins
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published1 November 2010
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781616080730
Pages256
Dimensions5.50 x 8.25in.
ISBNs: 9781616080730 978-1-61608-073-0 Title: the cigarette book category:ANT ISBNs: 9781628732412 978-1-62873-241-2 Title: the cigarette book category:ANT 
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