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Cook has Thompson killing at least five men. Fascinated by how Thompson, a clever conniver who . Cook portrays Titanic as a man determined to live his best life.

Cook has Thompson killing at least five men. Fascinated by how Thompson, a clever conniver who Cook recounts as cheating at poker, dice, checkers, billiards, horses, and, naturally, golf, was never plugged himself, readers will revel in every rambunctious page about an outlaw spirit who lurked on the frontiers of society, sports, and fair play. The ending was bittersweet.

Born in a log cabin in the Ozarks, Alvin "Titanic" Thompson (1892-1974) traveled with his golf clubs, . 5 revolver, and a suitcase full of cash. He won and lost millions playing cards, dice, golf, pool, and dangerous games of his own invention. He killed five men and married five women, each one a teenager on her wedding day. He ruled New York's underground craps games in the 1920s and was Damon Runyon's model for slick-talking Sky Masterson

The ultimate hustler. A terrific read for anyone who has ever laid a bet, Titanic Thompson recaptures the colorful times of a singular figure.

The ultimate hustler. 20 black-and-white illustrations.

Kevin Cook, "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything". A terrific read for anyone who has ever laid a bet, Titanic Thompson recaptures the colorful times of a singular figure: America's original road gambler. The Mahasiddha and His Idiot Servant by John Riley Perks. ISBN: 0393340570, 0393071154 2010 EPUB 248 pages 797 KB. Capturing the spirit of a freewheeling era, this rollicking biography brings to life the gambler-hero who inspired Guys and Dolls. Born in a log cabin in the Ozarks, Alvin "Titanic" Thompson (1892-1974) traveled with his golf clubs, .

Titanic Thompson was a man of the country. Cook's superbly readable biography chronicles the life and times of Titanic Thompson (1892–1974), an amazingly ballsy hustler who gambled on everything - everything. He was born in Monett, Missouri and grew up in Rogers, Arkansas. He was largely illiterate but lived a successful life by betting on nearly anything. Interestingly, he was a teetotaler and had a taste for young women. Dude traveled the country tossing coins, hustling cards, shooting pool and dice, and betting on his mad gun shooting and golf skillz.

He killed five men and married five women, each one a teenager on her wedding da.

He killed five men and married five women, each one a teenager on her wedding day. He ruled New York's underground craps games in the 1920s and was Damon Runyon's model for slick-talking Sky Masterson. He also traded card tricks with Houdini, conned Al Capone, lost a million to Minnesota Fats, and then teamed up with Fats and won it all back. A terrific listen for anyone who has ever laid a bet, Titanic Thompson recaptures the colorful times of a singular figure: America's original road gambler. People Who Liked Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything Also Liked These Free Titles

A terrific read for anyone who has ever laid a bet, Titanic Thompson recaptures the .

A terrific read for anyone who has ever laid a bet, Titanic Thompson recaptures the colorful times of a singular figure: America's original road gambler.

Titanic Thompson is the rollicking true story of one of the most charismatic characters in twentieth-century America. Travelling only with his golf clubs, . 5 revolver, and a suitcase full of cash, this is the legendary tale of a man who was married five times to five different girls, all teenagers on their wedding day. He killed five men, though he'd say & all agree they had it coming to them'. He won and lost millions in a time when being a millionaire still really meant something. He killed five men, though he’d say ‘they’d all agree they had it coming to them’.

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Titanic Thompson_ The Man Who Bet on Everything by Kevin Cook MOBI eBOOK-ZAK
Capturing the spirit of a freewheeling era, this rollicking biography brings to life the gambler-hero who inspired Guys and Dolls. Born in a log cabin in the Ozarks, Alvin "Titanic" Thompson (1892-1974) traveled with his golf clubs, a .45 revolver, and a suitcase full of cash. He won and lost millions playing cards, dice, golf, pool, and dangerous games of his own invention. He killed five men and married five women, each one a teenager on her wedding day. He ruled New York's underground craps games in the 1920s and was Damon Runyon's model for slick-talking Sky Masterson. Dominating the links in the pre-PGA Tour years, Thompson may have been the greatest golfer of his time, teeing up with Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Lee Trevino, and Ray Floyd. He also traded card tricks with Houdini, conned Al Capone, lost a million to Minnesota Fats, and then teamed up with Fats and won it all back.
A terrific read for anyone who has ever laid a bet, Titanic Thompson recaptures the colorful times of a singular figure: America's original road gambler.
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Titanic Thompson The Man Who Bet on Everything by Kevin Cook MOBI eBOOK-ZAK