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Titanic Thompson : the man who bet on everything

Kevin Cook
Capturing the spirit of a freewheeling era, this rollicking biography brings to life the gambler-hero who inspired Guys and Dolls
Print Book, English, ©2011
Norton, New York, ©2011
collective biographies
xii, 248 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780393071153, 0393071154
601101893
Out of the woods
Fun and games
Alice and the sargeant
Capone, Houdini, and a couple of corpses
His first million
The wrong kind of hero
Trial and error
The widower's ambush
Oils, fats and Thomas Thomas
A homecoming
Titanic's last stand
Living legend