The Only Girl in the Game Author:John D. MacDonald She would never escape her past--her fate to be caught forever in the sick glitter of the great sucker trap. — Coney Island in the desert — Miami Beach without an ocean — Nothing but sand and neon — and money, money, everywhere. — Big-name entertainers rubbing elbows — with big-nam gangsters over the green-baize craps tables. — Bare-breasted showgirls ... more »conning the big spenders in the small hours.
All night marriage chapels.
Divorcees hocking their jewels for a final desperate fling.
Little white balls bouncing around all the roulette wheels, twenty-four hours a day.