The Greatest Gambling Stories Ever Told
The subtitle of this book is "Thirty-One Tales Of Risk And Reward." It is a compilation of stories that revolve around gambling and proposition bets that have been published as both fact and realistic fiction. Contributors include renowned writers such as Fyodor Dostoevsky, David Mamet, and Charles Bukowski, as well as some rare, lesser-known gems of the genre from Dan McGoorty, Michael Konik, and Jane Smiley. The Greatest Gambling Stories Ever Told is an entertaining and enlightening collection sure to appeal to anyone who has ever picked up a cue, cards, dice, or racing form, and to anyone out there looking to feel a little bit of "juice."
First Edition: Published by The Lyons Press in 2002, 416 pages, 8.5"x5.5" paperback. This is an overstock edition and is in good but not perfect condition. Original price: US $14.95.