This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
A son's story of his father's unusual life as "the biggest bookie in Baltimore--and maybe even the entire United States" reveals an extraordinary father-son relationship from the son's point of view
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Sidney Offit is a novelist, teacher and curator of one of the nation's most prestigious journalism awards. He has been a member of the board of PEN American Center and the Authors Guild Council where he serves as its current president of the foundation.Review:
"A luminous memoir of Depression-era Baltimore" -- American Heritage
"Elegant vignettes...the charm of raffish color..." -- NY Times Book Review
"These are literate, affectionate portraits of a Baltimore bookmaker by his law-abiding son. This is beauty." -- Kurt Vonnegut
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Pan Macmillan, 1996. Soft cover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 17NOV1021
Book Description St. Martin's Griffin, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0312143680
Book Description St. Martin's Griffin, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0312143680
Book Description St. Martin's Griffin, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110312143680