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  • THE BEST AMERICAN SPORTS WRITING 2001. by Collins, Bud, editor.
    Collins, Bud, editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN SPORTS WRITING 2001.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. First edition - Includes articles on the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas and the story of Americans who were kidnapped in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan by a militant Islamic group, and on athletes Cal Ripken Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tiger Woods, Joe DiMaggio, and others. Among the contributors are H. G. Bissinger, Charles P. Pierce, Jim Harrison, Rick Reilly, Toure and others. Biographical notes. 368 pp. ISBN: 0-618-086269.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 45240
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  • DRAWING DEAD. by Hautman, Pete (Peter)
    Hautman, Pete (Peter)
    DRAWING DEAD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1993). SIGNED first edition - First novel - a zany, fast-paced thriller set in Minneapolis - "ex-cop Jim Crow finds himself in over his head in a scheme replete with poker-playing hustlers, cocaine, and two con artists selling shares of a rare comic book collection." SIGNED on the title page. Highly praised; selected as a NY Times Notable book. The author's name is shown as "Peter" on the front cover, instead of Pete. 285 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82855
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  • BLUFF. by Hitchcock, Jane Stanton.
    Hitchcock, Jane Stanton.
    BLUFF.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, (2018). First edition - A former socialite uses her poker-playing skills to get revenge on the men who stole her family's fortune and were responsible for the death of her mother. 247 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80441
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  • Kakonis, Tom.
    DOUBLE DOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - His third mystery set in South Florida and featuring Timothy Waverly, once a professor, now an excon and a professional poker player, who is literally playing in a game for his life. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-52593363.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 76213
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  • WILEY'S SHUFFLE. by Waiwaiole, Lono.
    Waiwaiole, Lono.
    WILEY'S SHUFFLE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2004). SIGNED first edition - The second in the author's highly praised series of hard-boiled crime novels featuring poker player Wiley, and set in the underside of Portland, Oregon- and Los Angeles and Las Vegas. "In Wiley's world, violence runs deep and loyalty runs even deeper. So when a prostitute named Miriam gets attached to the wrong guy, Wiley leaves the poker table starts looking for a way to shake her loose. Trouble is, the guy is a sociopathic pimp named Dookie who's on the lucky streak of a lifetime and who is starting to feel invincible." SIGNED on the title page. 278 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83052
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  • WILEY'S LAMENT. by Waiwaiole, Lono.
    Waiwaiole, Lono.
    WILEY'S LAMENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, and the first in a series of highly praised hardboiled novel featuring poker player Wiley. This is "the story of a man who's drifting through the remains of his torn-up life like a ghost, playing poker to make ends meet but always on the edge of an abyss, not quite sure whether his minimal efforts at life are worth the trouble. When the estranged daughter he hasn't spoken to in a year turns up gutted with a sharp knife in a cheap motel room, Wiley's solitary life spins out of control and a violent showdown with both the killer and with his own…

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    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, and the first in a series of highly praised hardboiled novel featuring poker player Wiley. This is "the story of a man who's drifting through the remains of his torn-up life like a ghost, playing poker to make ends meet but always on the edge of an abyss, not quite sure whether his minimal efforts at life are worth the trouble. When the estranged daughter he hasn't spoken to in a year turns up gutted with a sharp knife in a cheap motel room, Wiley's solitary life spins out of control and a violent showdown with both the killer and with his own bloody conscience becomes inevitable. He stalks the nasty underside of Portland's sex industry, jumping at every shadow and taking two steps back for every forward stride. But Wiley is determined to do this one thing right, perhaps to make amends to his lost daughter, or maybe to make peace with his own battered soul." SIGNED on the title page and dated in March 2003, the month of publication. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-312303831.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 84272
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  • WILEY'S REFRAIN. by Waiwaiole, Lono.
    Waiwaiole, Lono.
    WILEY'S REFRAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third in the author's highly praised series of hard-boiled crime novels featuring poker player Wiley, and set in the underside of Portland, Oregon. Wiley is investigating the death of a young musician, and when the trail points to Hawaii, he travels to the land of his ancestors for the first time. SIGNED on the title page. 290 pp. ISBN: 031234992.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 84238
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