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Hats & Eyeglasses A Family Love Affair with Gambling by Martha Frankel

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Published by Tarcher .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gambling (Social Aspects),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Card Games - Poker,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography,
  • Gamblers,
  • Gambling,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12315501M
ISBN 101585425583
ISBN 109781585425587

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