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Titanic Thompson : The Man Who Bet on Everything
by Kevin Cook




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This "raucous retelling of the life of a consummate gambler, grifter and quintessential American character" (Kirkus Reviews) introduces Alvin "Titanic" Thompson (1892-1974), who traveled with golf clubs, a .45 revolver, and a suitcase full of cash. A terrific read for anyone who has ever laid a bet, Titanic Thompson recaptures the colorful times of a singular figure.

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This "raucous retelling of the life of a consummate gambler, grifter and quintessential American character" (Kirkus Reviews) introduces Alvin "Titanic" Thompson (1892-1974), who traveled with golf clubs, a .45 revolver, and a suitcase full of cash. A terrific read for anyone who has ever laid a bet, Titanic Thompson recaptures the colorful times of a singular figure.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780393340570
  • ISBN-10: 0393340570
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: November 2011
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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