The Resource The noble hustle : poker, beef jerky, and death, Colson Whitehead, (electronic resource)

The noble hustle : poker, beef jerky, and death, Colson Whitehead, (electronic resource)

Label
The noble hustle : poker, beef jerky, and death
Title
The noble hustle
Title remainder
poker, beef jerky, and death
Statement of responsibility
Colson Whitehead
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Describes the author's participation in the World Series of Poker after only six weeks of training, recounting how he interacted with a gritty subculture of high-stakes players while endeavoring to maintain his parenting responsibilities
  • "In THE NOBLE HUSTLE Colson Whitehead does for participatory journalism what he did for zombie novels in ZONE ONE: Take one literary genius, add $10,000 and a seat at the World Series of Poker, and stir. On one level, Colson Whitehead's THE NOBLE HUSTLE is a familiar species of participatory journalism - a longtime neighborhood poker player, Colson was given a $10,000 stake and an assignment from the online ESPN offshoot Grantland to see how far he could get in the World Series of Poker. But since it stems from the astonishing mind of Colson Whitehead (MacArthur Award-endorsed!), the book is a brilliant, hilarious, weirdly profound and ultimately moving portrayal of - yes, it sounds overblown and ridiculous, but really! - the human condition"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehead, Colson
Dewey number
795.412
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1254
LC item number
.W45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whitehead, Colson
  • World Series of Poker
  • Poker
  • Gambling
  • HUMOR / Form / Essays
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • GAMES / Card Games / Poker
Label
The noble hustle : poker, beef jerky, and death, Colson Whitehead, (electronic resource)
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Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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Extent
1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385537063
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computer
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rdamedia
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0014012287
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Label
The noble hustle : poker, beef jerky, and death, Colson Whitehead, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385537063
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0014012287
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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