The Ultimate Cigar Book

by Richard Carleton Hacker

Richard Carleton Hacker

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The Ultimate Cigar Book - THIRD EDITION

“Direct, concise prose is used to describe the cigar-making process, and Hacker doesn’t miss a beat when describing various brands in the section entitled, ‘International Compendium of Cigar Brands,’...Hacker doesn’t shy away from including even the most obscure brands...”


“Although he writes in an entertaining and witty style, Hacker’s books are listed as important reference works by the Encyclopedia Americana...The Ultimate Cigar Book contains information that has never before been made available to the public.”

“In researching this book, Hacker puffed his way across Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Europe, sampling the world’s best smokes. Light up, read up.”


“...Richard Carleton Hacker is recognized as the cigar connoisseur in the U.S.”

“Richard Carleton Hacker...has written more on pipes and cigars than perhaps any other writer in the English language...”


“Richard Carleton Hacker is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the subjects of cigars and cigar smoking.”

“As one of the foremost writers on the pleasures of tobacco, Richard Carleton Hacker has long been known as the “cigar czar.”


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