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Dead Man's Hand: Crime Fiction at the Poker Table
Dead Man's Hand Crime Fiction at the Poker Table
Author: Otto Penzler (Editor)
If ever a subject begged to be associated with crime it is gambling, writes Otto Penzler in his introduction to this collection of short stories set at the poker table and beyond. In Walter Mosley’s Mister In-Between, a bagman is sent to collect from a rigged poker game, but soon begins to wonder who the real mark is. In One D...  more », Michael Connelly’s detective Harry Bosch finds himself looking for tells when facing off against a professional poker player in the interrogation room. And a young woman learns how to bluff the hard way in Hardly Knew Her, by Laura Lippman. In these and others stories, aces of the mystery-writing world -- including Joyce Carol Oates, Alexander McCall Smith, Jeffery Deaver, John Lescroart, and others -- combine to form a winning hand.
ISBN-13: 9780151012770
ISBN-10: 0151012776
Publication Date: 11/5/2007
Pages: 384
Edition: 1
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Publisher: Harcourt
Book Type: Hardcover
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