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The Noble Hustle

Poker, Beef Jerky, And Death

By Colson Whitehead, 1969-

"In THE NOBLE HUSTLE Colson Whitehead does for participatory journalism what he did for zombie novels in ZONE ONE: Take one literary genius, add $10,000 and a seat at the World Series of Poker, and stir. On one level, Colson Whitehead's THE NOBLE HUSTLE is a familiar species of participatory journalism - a longtime neighborhood poker player, Colson was given a $10,000 stake and an assignment from the online ESPN offshoot Grantland to see how far he could get in the World Series of Poker. But since it stems from the astonishing mind of Colson Whitehead (MacArthur Award-endorsed!), the book is a brilliant, hilarious, weirdly profound and ultimately moving portrayal of - yes, it sounds overblown and ridiculous, but really! - the human condition"-- Provided by publisher.

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2014

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9780385537056


Format: Book
Author: Whitehead, Colson, 1969-
Summary: "In THE NOBLE HUSTLE Colson Whitehead does for participatory journalism what he did for zombie novels in ZONE ONE: Take one literary genius, add $10,000 and a seat at the World Series of Poker, and stir. On one level, Colson Whitehead's THE NOBLE HUSTLE is a familiar species of participatory journalism - a longtime neighborhood poker player, Colson was given a $10,000 stake and an assignment from the online ESPN offshoot Grantland to see how far he could get in the World Series of Poker. But since it stems from the astonishing mind of Colson Whitehead (MacArthur Award-endorsed!), the book is a brilliant, hilarious, weirdly profound and ultimately moving portrayal of - yes, it sounds overblown and ridiculous, but really! - the human condition"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: The noble hustle : poker, beef jerky, and death / Colson Whitehead.
Publisher Date: New York : Doubleday, [2014]
Subject: Whitehead, Colson, 1969- World Series of Poker. Poker. Gambling.
Isbn: 9780385537056 (hardback) 0385537050 (hardback)
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System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 795.412 Whi
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Format: Book
Author: Whitehead, Colson, 1969-
Summary: "In THE NOBLE HUSTLE Colson Whitehead does for participatory journalism what he did for zombie novels in ZONE ONE: Take one literary genius, add $10,000 and a seat at the World Series of Poker, and stir. On one level, Colson Whitehead's THE NOBLE HUSTLE is a familiar species of participatory journalism - a longtime neighborhood poker player, Colson was given a $10,000 stake and an assignment from the online ESPN offshoot Grantland to see how far he could get in the World Series of Poker. But since it stems from the astonishing mind of Colson Whitehead (MacArthur Award-endorsed!), the book is a brilliant, hilarious, weirdly profound and ultimately moving portrayal of - yes, it sounds overblown and ridiculous, but really! - the human condition"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: The noble hustle : poker, beef jerky, and death / Colson Whitehead.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : Doubleday, [2014]
Description: 234 pages ; 20 cm
Subjects: Whitehead, Colson, 1969-
Subjects: World Series of Poker.
Subjects: Poker.
Subjects: Gambling.
Contents: The Republic of Anhedonia -- Making the nature scene -- The poker chips is filth -- Wretch like me -- How are you going to break it to Cujo? -- Every ante is a soul -- M.
LCCN: 2013031448
ISBN: 9780385537056 (hardback)
ISBN: 0385537050 (hardback)
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Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 795.412 Whi