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Bookie: My Life in Disorganized Crime - The Real Story of Alfred Talcum

By: Mayer, Gary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.P. Tarcher, Inc./Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2281633

ISBN: 0874770238

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Small chip to top edge of front jacket panel, two small tears to top edge of front jacket panel, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1974 Hard Cover. 258 pp. At the tender age of nine, Alfred Talcum lost $2.75 when the Red Sox blew both ends of a doubleheader to the New York Yankees. Seven years later, Alfred won $160 in a poker game held in the third-floor boys' room in Commerce High School. Alfred celebrated his twenty-first birthday by losing nine races and $280 at Belmont Racetrack. Now, almost every day of his life, this same Alfred Talcum wins and loses thousands of dollars sit... View more info