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Called "the best book ever written on poker" by players and critics alike, The Biggest Game in Town is a sought-after classic thats finally available in print again. Acclaimed author A. Alvarez delves into the seedy, obsessive world of high-stakes Vegas poker, where "the next best thing to playing and winning is playing and losing." Uncovering an exotic underground rich in ambiance and eccentricity, The Biggest Game in Town is "a magnificent book " (San Francisco Chronicle), a real one of a kind.

About the Author

A. Alvarez is the author of numerous books and anthologies — of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and criticism. He is also a contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books and perhaps the only published poet ever to participate in the World Series of Poker. His book about the series, The Biggest Game in Town, has become a cult classic. He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811834346
Author:
Alvarez, A.
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Alvarez, A.
Author:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
Gambling
Subject:
Gamblers
Subject:
Gambling - Card Games
Subject:
Poker
Subject:
Card Games - Poker
Subject:
Card General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 29
Publication Date:
20020201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 1 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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