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The hustler

Author: Walter S Tevis
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, [2002?], ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Hustler is about the victories and losses of one "Fast" Eddie Felson, a poolroom hustler who travels from town to town conning strangers into thinking they could beat him at the game when in fact, he is a skillful player who has never lost a game. Until he meets his match in Minnesota Fats, the true king of the poolroom, causing his life to change drastically. This is a classic tale of a man's struggle with his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter S Tevis
ISBN: 1560254734 9781560254737
OCLC Number: 51310588
Description: 223 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Walter Tevis.

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The Hustler is about the victories and losses of one "Fast" Eddie Felson, a poolroom hustler who travels from town to town conning strangers into thinking they could beat him at the game when in fact, he is a skillful player who has never lost a game. Until he meets his match in Minnesota Fats, the true king of the poolroom, causing his life to change drastically. This is a classic tale of a man's struggle with his soul and his self-esteem.

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