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Read 'em and weep : a bedside poker companion, edited by John Stravinsky

Label
Read 'em and weep : a bedside poker companion
Title
Read 'em and weep
Title remainder
a bedside poker companion
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Stravinsky
Title variation
Read them and weep
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of short fiction, essays, novel excerpts, and poems offers a glimpse inside the world of high-stakes poker
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.8/0357
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS509.P62
LC item number
R43 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stravinsky, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poker
  • American literature
  • English literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Read 'em and weep : a bedside poker companion, edited by John Stravinsky
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Martin Amis
  • "Tells" from Poker nation
  • Andy Bellin
  • "Frauds in playing and poker sharps" from The complete poker player
  • John Blackbridge
  • "Pug Pearson" from Fast company
  • Jon Bradshaw
  • "Four men and a poker game, or Too much luck is bad luck"
  • Bertolt Brecht
  • "The toughest poker player in the world"
  • From
  • Chris Calhoun
  • From
  • Counsel to the President
  • Clark Clifford
  • "Silver dollars"
  • Billy Collins
  • "A poker game"
  • Stephen Crane
  • "How not to play poker"
  • Russell Crouse
  • The man with the golden arm
  • From
  • Forty years a gambler on the Mississippi
  • George Devol
  • From
  • Deadwood
  • Pete Dexter
  • "The woman with five hearts"
  • Stephen Dunn
  • From
  • The gentlemen's handbook on poker
  • Nelson Algren
  • William J. Florence
  • "A disreputable family holiday in Las Vegas"
  • Hal Goodman
  • From
  • Poker faces: the life and work of professional poker players
  • David Hayano
  • From
  • Dragoon campaigns to the Rocky Mountains
  • James Hildreth
  • From
  • "Chan is bluffing (we think)"
  • Big deal
  • Anthony Holden
  • From
  • From here to eternity
  • James Jones
  • From
  • Telling lies and getting paid
  • Michael Konik
  • "Poker's promise"
  • Leonard Kriegel
  • Peter Alson
  • "A girlhood among gamblers" from Poker face
  • Katy Lederer
  • "No game for a woman"
  • Mignon McLaughlin
  • "Let's get rid of the ribbon clerks"
  • Robert McLaughlin
  • From
  • "Black magic"
  • James McManus
  • "The things poker teaches"
  • "Money: the language of poker" from Poker: bets, bluffs, and bad beats
  • David Mamet
  • "Straight flush"
  • W. Somerset Maugham
  • From
  • Shut up and deal
  • Jesse May
  • From
  • "Lowball in a time capsule"
  • Dick Miles
  • "Everything is wild"
  • A. Alverez
  • James Thurber
  • "A game, gentlement, a game ..."
  • Barbara Tuchman
  • "The professor's yarn" from Life on the Mississippi
  • Mark Twain
  • "Poker night"
  • John Updike
  • From
  • Poker, how to play it
  • Charles Welsh
  • "Poker night" from Visiting Mrs. Nabokov (and other excursions)
  • From
  • The education of a poker player
  • Herbert O. Yardley
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 235 p.
Isbn
9780060559595
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003060800
System control number
OCM52852966
Label
Read 'em and weep : a bedside poker companion, edited by John Stravinsky
Publication
Contents
  • Martin Amis
  • "Tells" from Poker nation
  • Andy Bellin
  • "Frauds in playing and poker sharps" from The complete poker player
  • John Blackbridge
  • "Pug Pearson" from Fast company
  • Jon Bradshaw
  • "Four men and a poker game, or Too much luck is bad luck"
  • Bertolt Brecht
  • "The toughest poker player in the world"
  • From
  • Chris Calhoun
  • From
  • Counsel to the President
  • Clark Clifford
  • "Silver dollars"
  • Billy Collins
  • "A poker game"
  • Stephen Crane
  • "How not to play poker"
  • Russell Crouse
  • The man with the golden arm
  • From
  • Forty years a gambler on the Mississippi
  • George Devol
  • From
  • Deadwood
  • Pete Dexter
  • "The woman with five hearts"
  • Stephen Dunn
  • From
  • The gentlemen's handbook on poker
  • Nelson Algren
  • William J. Florence
  • "A disreputable family holiday in Las Vegas"
  • Hal Goodman
  • From
  • Poker faces: the life and work of professional poker players
  • David Hayano
  • From
  • Dragoon campaigns to the Rocky Mountains
  • James Hildreth
  • From
  • "Chan is bluffing (we think)"
  • Big deal
  • Anthony Holden
  • From
  • From here to eternity
  • James Jones
  • From
  • Telling lies and getting paid
  • Michael Konik
  • "Poker's promise"
  • Leonard Kriegel
  • Peter Alson
  • "A girlhood among gamblers" from Poker face
  • Katy Lederer
  • "No game for a woman"
  • Mignon McLaughlin
  • "Let's get rid of the ribbon clerks"
  • Robert McLaughlin
  • From
  • "Black magic"
  • James McManus
  • "The things poker teaches"
  • "Money: the language of poker" from Poker: bets, bluffs, and bad beats
  • David Mamet
  • "Straight flush"
  • W. Somerset Maugham
  • From
  • Shut up and deal
  • Jesse May
  • From
  • "Lowball in a time capsule"
  • Dick Miles
  • "Everything is wild"
  • A. Alverez
  • James Thurber
  • "A game, gentlement, a game ..."
  • Barbara Tuchman
  • "The professor's yarn" from Life on the Mississippi
  • Mark Twain
  • "Poker night"
  • John Updike
  • From
  • Poker, how to play it
  • Charles Welsh
  • "Poker night" from Visiting Mrs. Nabokov (and other excursions)
  • From
  • The education of a poker player
  • Herbert O. Yardley
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 235 p.
Isbn
9780060559595
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003060800
System control number
OCM52852966

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