Image
EAN-139780446344388   EAN-13 barcode 9780446344388
Product NameThe Hustler
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0446344389
Price New7.99 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used7.74 US Dollars    (curriencies)
AuthorWalter Tevis
Page Count204
BindingPaperback
Published10/01/1986
Long Description
When it was first published in 1959, The Hustler was the first—and the best—novel written about billiards in the 400-year history of the game. The book quickly won a respected readership and later an audience for the movie with the same name starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason. 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. "If Hemingway had the passion for pool that he had for bullfighting, his hero might have been Eddie Felson."—Time "A wonderful hymn to the last true era when men of substance played pool with a vengeance."—Time Out
Similar Items0024543042136: Hustler
9780393970135: Mcteague (Second Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)
9780575079151: Mockingbird (S.F.Masterworks S.)
9781568496894: The Color Of Money
9781560254850: The Color Of Money
9781400030606: The Queen's Gambit: A Novel
9780141190389: The Queen's Gambit: A Novel
9781142089306: The Man Who Fell To Earth
9780345431615: The Man Who Fell To Earth
9780307209863: The Bright Forever: A Novel
View 12 more similar items
Created06-28-2012 1:05:00am
Modified05-05-2017 2:52:28am
MD511ce7619d088dcdcc780fc9e833eaaa6
SHA256204d83035fade003f5a22a7db36a47f8b721cc62ff1f963245664d52bf685dc1
Search Googleby EAN or by Title
Query Time0.0214560

Article of interest

Added support for meCard and vCard formatted QRCodes. You can import some of this information directly into your contact list if you like or click on various parts of the information to get added functionality. We plan on improving this area more very soon.

vCards and meCards are very similar ways of presenting contact information in a compact formatted way. This information is often stored in a QRCode image that can be scanned by many 2D scanners including cameras found on cell phones.

You can visit our vCard creation page to get more information about vCards or to create your own vCard. meCards are a simplified version of the full vCard with fiewer fields and less information. Some people like to use them because they create less complex QRCodes.

Close

Search

Close

Share

Close

Dialog