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The Professor, the Banker, and the Suicide King

By Michael Craig
  • ISBN Code: : 0446539635
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Games & Activities
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In 2001, a stranger from Texas entered the high-stakes poker room in the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas. A self-made billionaire, he challenged some of poker's greatest players to a series of heads-up matches. By the end, there was more than $20 million on the table. For the first time ever, here is the detailed, true account of the legendary Big Game that shocked the poker world. Putting you railside to observe the pulse-pounding action, it takes you inside the iron-nerved mind of the professional gambler. Filled with vivid characters, sensational tales, and riveting human drama, this is a unique, suspenseful journey into the world of people who live on the razor's edge of fortune-where incredible wealth or utter ruin turn on the flip of a card.

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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

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  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 190
  • Pdf File: remember-to-love.pdf

Book Short Summary:

KARO SEROVIAN, ALONG WITH HIS MOTHER AND FATHER, MIGRATE TO AMERICA FROM ARMENIA IN SEARCH OF THE AMERICAN DREAM. BUT SOMEHOW KARO FINDS HIMSELF ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE LAW WHILE HE CONSTANTLY STRUGGLS WITH HIS DESIRE TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT, BUT OFTENTIMES FALLING SHORT OF HIS INTENDED GOAL. MEET KYRA, KAROS YOUNGER SISTER WHO IDOLIZES KARO, BUT AS SOMETIMES HAPPENS WITH FAMILIES AND THE PASSAGE OF TIME, THEY FIND THEMSELVES AT ODDS WITH EACH OTHER AND HOW THEYVE CHOSEN TO LIVE THEIR LIVES. WILL KARO EVER FIND HIS PURPOSE IN LIFE? WILL KYRA EVER FIND IT IN HER HEART TO FORGIVE KARO HIS FAILINGS? COME ALONG ON THIS JOURNEY OF LOVE, FRIENDSHIP, TRAGEDY AND THE HOPE OF REDEMPTION AS THE SEROVIAN SAGA UNFOLDS.

The Price of Love and Other Stories

By Peter Robinson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Book Code : 0771075464
  • Total of Pages : 328
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 462
  • Pdf File: the-price-of-love-and-other-stories.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A dozen of the very best mystery stories from crime-fiction’s maestro, including one brand new Inspector Banks story. Best known — and much admired — for his long-running and bestselling Inspector Banks series, Peter Robinson is also widely and highly praised by mystery mavens for his riveting short stories. Robinson’s versatile talent is on full display in the twelve stories that comprise his latest short story collection, The Price of Love and Other Stories. Spellbinding plots, suspense that grips and won’t let go, utterly unpredictable twists, psychological truths both sweet and scary, characters you’d like to meet (and some you’d hope never to encounter), all set in places that are characters themselves — these are the fundamentals of story and mystery that Robinson plays like the virtuoso he is.

Let Me Perish From Starvation's Love

By Limelight
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Book Code : 1649579446
  • Total of Pages : 126
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 196
  • Pdf File: let-me-perish-from-starvation-s-love.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Let Me Perish From Starvation's Love By: Limelight When Limelight’s mind goes a-wandering, look out! From uproariously funny to tragic, this collection of short stories and poems will have you scratching your skull and wondering what kind of person can come up with these weird, wacky words. LET ME PERISH FROM STARVATION’S LOVE will surely keep you entertained and, ultimately, expose you to seeing the world in a new light.

Secrets of the Monarch

By Allison DuBois
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1416571612
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 301
  • Pdf File: secrets-of-the-monarch.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Life lessons from those who know best -- the dead: Allison DuBois shares insights on how you can live your legacy today. Known as the inspiration for the hit television show Medium, Allison DuBois lives in a world few of us ever glimpse. She can see what is on both sides of the thin line between life and death, and she regularly encounters spirits who have passed. As part of her life's work, she comforts families who have tragically lost their sons and daughters, helps authorities find dangerous criminals, and locates missing persons. But, like all of us, her first job is being a dedicated member of her family, a treasured friend, and a guiding light to her three daughters. Like the monarch butterfly, whose survival as a species depends on its predecessors' actions several generations before, everyone is influenced by their ancestors. But it is up to individuals, Allison says, to create their own legacies and pass the fire and passion in their lives to their children, their children's children, and the generations beyond. In Secrets of the Monarch, Allison passes on important life lessons she's learned through communicating with the dead. If you want to understand life, Allison teaches, you must understand death. You already know the ending of your story, so make it the best tale you can -- while you can. Everyone is part of a bigger story, but by making the most of your life every day, you can positively affect that story. Some aspects of life and death are leaps of faith. But others are conscious choices that we can make to better our lives and those of future generations. With insightful teachings on both family relationships and friendships, as well as how she herself is inspired to live better tomorrow than she has today, Allison DuBois shows how each of us can make our lives a true masterpiece.

Why Alex Beats Bobbie at Poker

By Duncan Palamourdas
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : D&B Publishing
  • Book Code : 1912862220
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Games & Activities
  • Members : 509
  • Pdf File: why-alex-beats-bobbie-at-poker.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Meet Alex and Bobbie, who both like to play poker. Alex is a professional poker player who plays for a living and is a solid long-term winner. Bobbie is a recreational player who plays a decent enough game but mainly wants to have a good time. If you play poker regularly you will meet thousands of players like Bobbie in your games and very few like Alex. Of course one would expect that, in the long run, Alex will perform better than Bobbie. But have you ever wondered EXACTLY what it is that Alex understands better and does differently to Bobbie? This is a rather complex question that does not have a simple answer. In this book, UCLA maths professor Duncan Palamourdas addresses this question via a journey through human psychology, game theory, easy-to-understand mathematics and even philosophy. Topics include: * Understanding the instinctive but unprofitable tendencies of inexperienced players. * How to identify what a mistake actually is in poker – and how to exploit it. * Why poker does not revolve around bluffing. * The great impact of variance in poker and how to account for it. * How to develop a consistent approach that allows you to play like Alex and not Bobbie.

How to Talk Minnesotan

By Howard Mohr
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101615486
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Humor
  • Members : 564
  • Pdf File: how-to-talk-minnesotan.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A revised edition of the hilarious Minnesotan culture guide from a former writer for A Prairie Home Companion Fans of the Minnesota-set movie Fargo will love this uproarious culture guide to all-things Minnesotan. With his dry wit and distinctive voice, Howard Mohr won millions of fans across the country on Garrison Keillor’s radio show A Prairie Home Companion. His popular commercials and ad spots, including one for “Minnesota Language Systems,” became the best of the best of Minnesota humor. Now, Mohr has updated his classic guide, How to Talk Minnesotan, to advise visitors on the use of Twitter and Facebook, cell phone etiquette, and more while in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. “Ranging in flavor from satiric pungency to lunatic lusciousness, this is glorious, uproarious humor. Or as they say in Minnesota, ‘a heckuva deal, you bet.’”—Booklist

Love Inspired Historical January 2016 Box Set

By Regina Scott,Janet Dean,DeWanna Pace,Patty Smith Hall
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1459295293
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 151
  • Pdf File: love-inspired-historical-january-2016-box-set.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Love Inspired Historical brings you four new titles at a great value, available now! Enjoy these historical romances of adventure and faith. INSTANT FRONTIER FAMILY Frontier Bachelors by Regina Scott Maddie O'Rourke is in for a surprise when handsome Michael Haggerty replaces the woman she hired to escort her orphaned siblings to Seattle—and insists on helping her care for the children he adores. THE BOUNTY HUNTER'S REDEMPTION by Janet Dean When bounty hunter Nate Sergeant shows up and claims her shop belongs to his sister, widowed seamstress Carly Richards never expects a newfound love—or a father figure for her son. THE TEXAS RANGER'S SECRET by DeWanna Pace Advice columnist Willow McMurtry needs to learn to shoot, ride and lasso for her fictional persona, and undercover Texas Ranger Gage Newcomb agrees to teach her. But as the cowboy lessons draw them closer, will they trust each other with their secrets? THE BABY BARTER by Patty Smith Hall With their hearts set on adopting the same baby, can sheriff Mack Worthington and army nurse Thea Miller agree to a marriage of convenience to give the little girl both a mommy and a daddy?

Product Management in Practice

By Matt LeMay
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Book Code : 109811969X
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 632
  • Pdf File: product-management-in-practice.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Product management has become a critical function for modern organizations, from small startups to corporate enterprises. And yet, the day-to-day work of product management remains largely misunderstood. In theory, product managers are high-flying visionaries who build products that people love. In practice, they're hard-working facilitators who bring clarity and focus to their teams. In this thoroughly revised and expanded edition, Matt LeMay provides real-world guidance for current and aspiring product managers. Updated for the era of remote and hybrid work, this book provides actionable answers to product management's most persistent and confounding questions, starting with: What exactly am I supposed to do all day? With this book, you'll learn: What the day-to-day work of product management entails--and how to excel at it Why no job title or description will resolve the ambiguity of your role How to bridge the false dichotomy between "strategy" and "execution" Why the temptation to focus on decks and documentation can be bad for your team (and for you) How to prioritize your time and pick your battles

Linda Goodman's Love Signs

By Linda Goodman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : RosettaBooks
  • Book Code : 0795316488
  • Total of Pages : 1186
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 454
  • Pdf File: linda-goodman-s-love-signs.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The New York Times bestseller that helps you explore whether romance is in the stars. Linda Goodman’s Love Signs addresses the question asked by everyone familiar with astrology: How do I relate to someone of another sign? Each sign is “related” to the twelve signs of the zodiac in a different and unique way. Each section addresses the differences for a male and a female with the same sign matches. This is an updated edition of Linda Goodman’s lively bestseller, which has introduced millions to the concept of astrological compatibility. “What seems to set Goodman’s books apart from other stargazing guides is their knowledgeable approach and comprehensive reach.” —Newsweek