Dino's fancy Cardician's Riffle Pass. Learn More - opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Mom and Me and Mom Maya Angelou. The result is a memoir that should rack up many readers, even among those that don't know a cue from a swizzle stick. It's been awhile since I've read The Color of Money also a Tevis novel although I recall it differs greatly from the movie. Hustling is the deceptive act of disguising one's skill in a sport or game with the intent of luring someone of probably lesser skill into gambling or gambling for higher than current stakes with the hustler, as a form of both a confidence trick and match fixing.
McGoorty: A Billiard Hustler's Life
Milne, Walter Tevis, Pushkin, and many more. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. We were always very close friends. In the twenties, he went from billiard room to billiard room, conning and swindling his way to a small fortune; in the thirties, he was a boxcar hobo; in the forties, he went pro and sobered up long enough to win a pool championship. Billiards by Tigro Petrosyan. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Pool hustling is the subject of films such as The Hustler and The Color of Money both adapted from earlier novels, see " Books ", below , among others see " Films ", below.
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Author and educator Pernille Ripp founded the program as a way to connect students and teachers from different locales around the topics of books. About ten years ago, I got a first edition of McGoorty and read it straight through. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Dan McGoorty had learned the game as a youngster in San Francis- co, but started his hustling career in Chicago, where his mother had sent him after finding evidence of his prowess with women -at the age of Pool is a game played with nine to fifteen balls on a table with six pockets, while billiards is a game played with three balls on a table with no pockets. Read More, Spend Less. Paperback , pages.