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Take Me to the River free pdf Peter Alson turned fifty and proposed to his long-term girlfriend. To pay for the wedding, a plot was hatched: Alson would board a plane bound for Las Vegas and the biggest game in town, the 2005 World Series of Poker. Take Me to the River is a first person account of an inveterate gambler and bad boy's quest to grow up, while at the same time compete with more than 5,000 players for over $100 million dollars in prize money. It is an exploration of the lessons that poker has to teach: probability and luck, good and bad fortune, patience, and - fittingly - commitment.

About Peter Alson

Peter Alson is the author of the highly acclaimed memoir Confessions of an Ivy League Bookie and coauthor of One of a Kind, a biography of the poker champion Stuey Ungar, and Atlas: From the Street to the Ring: A Son's Struggle to Become a Man. Alson's articles have appeared in many national magazines, including Esquire, Playboy, and The New York Times Magazine. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Alice, and their daughter Eden.

Details Book

Author : Peter Alson
Publisher : Scribner
Data Published : 18 September 2007
ISBN : 0743288378
EAN : 9780743288378
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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