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The Sourtoe Cocktail Club

sourtoe cocktail club.jpgDawson City's Sourtoe Cocktail has become famous around the world. The idea of drinking a shot of booze with a pickled human toe in it has become legendary.

For author Ron Franscell and his son, it inspired a life changing road trip from Panama to Colorado and onto the Yukon.

"The Sourtoe Cocktail Club" is his new book that chronicles the adventure. It's billed as a father-and-son love story set against epic backdrops and overlooked places.

Tara McCarthy spoke with Franscell recently about the book and started by asking him what inspired the adventure...

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