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Hustler days : Minnesota Fats, Wimpy Lassiter, Jersey Red, and America's great age of pool

Author: R A Dyer
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers insight to the game of pool from its popularity in the 1930s to its resurgence in the 1960s including profiles on some of the top players, a list of tournaments, and a glossary of pool terms.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Minnesota Fats; Luther Lassiter; Jack Breit; Jack Breit; Luther Lassiter; Minnesota Fats
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R A Dyer
ISBN: 1592281044 9781592281046
OCLC Number: 52822541
Description: vii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Shooting down the cowboy --
Under the lemonade sun --
The ring game --
The big lie of Little Egypt --
The king of Norfolk --
The death of pool --
Red's last refuge --
Crossroads --
World's greatest roadhouse --
1965 --
The wolf --
The hustler king --
Epilogue : winners & losers.
Responsibility: R.A. Dyer.
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Offers insight to the game of pool from its popularity in the 1930s to its resurgence in the 1960s including profiles on some of the top players, a list of tournaments, and a glossary of pool terms.

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