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Autor: Anthony Holden|
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publisher date: 9/28/1990
Format: PDF, EPUB
File size: 154 KB
Description of the book "Big Deal: A Year As a Professional Poker Player":In 1988, best-selling biographer Anthony Holden spent one year living the life of a professional poker player. His mesmerizing account of that year went on to become a classic of the genre, an inspiration to innumerable poker players and poker memoirists who followed. Big Deal is his story of days and nights in Las Vegas, Malta, and Morocco, mingling with the greats, sharpening his game, perfecting his repartee, and learning a great deal about himself in the process. Poker, Holden would insist, is a paradigm of life at its most intense, a gladiatorial contest that brings out the best as well as PDF the worst in people. The heroes and eccentrics of the poker world stalk the pages of this remarkable book, along with all the hairraising, nail-biting excitement of the game itself.
In this highly engaging book, Anthony Holden turns a sharp eye and observant ear on his obsession: poker. Informing as well as entertaining, this book is not just for poker players, but for anyone interested in peeking into lives lived on the edge.