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1 Poker: Bets, Bluffs, and Bad Beats Alvarez, A.; Duane, Kelly (photographer)
0811827518 / 9780811827515 New. 
Hardcover. Brand-new hardcover with dustjacket, published 2001 by Chronicle Books. Pristine; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Gift-giving condition. 128 pages; Index; Glossary; black-and-white and color photos. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- Cannot ship outside U.S. via Flate-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage. '[C]offee-table companion to poker by 'New Yorker' writer, poet, and card shark Alvarez. ... This handsomely illustrated work is a mixture of social history and wry personal tribute to this psychological art, from poker's first published reference (to cheating) in 1844 through tales of the game's legends. ... This charming book won't help you lose any less money, but it will make your weekly game seem part of a grand American tradition. Recommended for poker enthusiasts and larger sports and games collections.' -- Nathan Ward, Library Journal. Keywords: cards, games, sports, entertainment, social history. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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