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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJack Richardson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.R523 Me, PS3535I3275 M3
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22361670M
ISBN 100224018248, 0671225847

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Subtitled A Memoir of Money, Luck and Family from the Utopian Outskirts of New York City, Agovino tells about the chronic gambling debts his father incurred as a welfare bureaucrat who ran a sports-betting . Genre/Form: Fiction Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Richardson, Jack, Memoir of a gambler. New York: Simon and Schuster, © Playwright Jack Richardson, an ex-philosophy major with a gift for elevated dialogue, spools out a long bolt of meditations on his career as a world-traveling gambler. No I-sold-the-family-furniture odyssey . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Richardson, Jack, Memoir of a gambler. London: J. Cape, , © (OCoLC) Material Type.

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