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Description - Big Deal by Anthony Holden

The story of a year spent by biographer Anthony Holden in the tough world of the professional poker player. He spent days and nights in the poker paradise of Las Vegas, in Malta and Morocco, even shipboard, mingling with the legendary greats, sharpening his game, perfecting his repartee, and learning a great deal about himself in the process. Poker, Holden would insist, is not gambling. Like chess it is a paradigm of life at its most intense, a gladiatorial contest that brings out the best as well as the worst in people. Its heroes, its eccentrics and is comedians stalk the pages of this book, along with all the hair-raising, nail-biting excitement of the games themselves. The book is reissued with a new introduction by the author.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780349115191
ISBN-10: 0349115192
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 132mm x 25mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Abacus
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Anthony Holden

Biographer Anthony Holden was an award-winning newspaper columnist and editor before becoming a full-time writer and broadcaster. He is also an admired translator of works from the classics to opera for Jonathan Miller at the English National Opera.

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