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Running the Table The Legend of Kid Delicious, the Last Great American Pool Hustler

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ISBN-10: 0547086121

ISBN-13: 9780547086125

Edition: 2007

Authors: L. Jon Wertheim

List price: $17.95
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Running the Table spins the outrageous tale of Kid Delicious, an affable, skilled pool shark from New Jersey, and his studly if less talented setup man, Bristol Bob. Wertheim follows this mismatched pair as they go underground to learn the art of the hustle while experiencing the highs and lows of life on the road. Their four-year odyssey takes them from podunk pool halls to slick urban billiard rooms across America, some nights taking down as much as $30,000 and others ending up with just enough gas money to get home. With every stop the action gets hotter, the calls get closer, and the Kid'39;s prowess with a cue stick becomes more widely known. Ultimately he sheds his cover, becoming…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/3/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

L. Jon Wertheim is the executive editor of Sports Illustrated and a commentator for the Tennis Channel. He is the author or co-author of several books including Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won and You Can't Make This Up: Miracles, Memories, and the Perfect Marriage of Sports and Television.