Good Money After Bad

Good Money After Bad A gambler has to know that his luck is going to run out sometime What then Chicago author Don Evans explores the charge of a choice bet and the hangover of good money sent after bad This is a novel th

  • Title: Good Money After Bad
  • Author: Donald G. Evans
  • ISBN: 9780976053583
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Paperback
  • A gambler has to know that his luck is going to run out sometime What then Chicago author Don Evans explores the charge of a choice bet and the hangover of good money sent after bad This is a novel that belongs to a city made for the risk taker willing to live with the consequences.
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    • Cynthia says:

      Don Evans has crafted a remarkable tale of misery, hope, and the power of addiction to gambling.Evans does not condescend or attempt to make his main character, Chance Skinner, contemptible. In fact, Chance is quite attractive, very intelligent, and has many redeeming qualities. He is also trapped. As he continues to dig himself deeper, one keeps hoping he’ll learn his lesson--or maybe not lose again this time--though it becomes clear he does not stop when he’s ahead, because “With the dra [...]

    • Missy says:

      This is not the usual genre of book that I like to read, but it was written by a friend of mine (and our sons are good friends to boot). I have to admit that it took me a little while to get into the story, but I think it's because I'm not much of a sports fan(though I do like me some hockey, and um, skating and swimming but hardly consider the latter to be spectator sports unless you've done them, which I did. I admit I like to watch rugby, but I have no idea about the game in any form). Anyway [...]

    • Randy Richardson says:

      With his appropriately named protagonist Chance Skinner, who of course always seems to have a Lucky Strike dangling from his lips, Donald G. Evans provides a fascinating insider's glimpse into the dizzily seductive and oftentimes ugly world of sports gambling.Using Wrigley Field, the home ballpark of baseball's Chicago Cubs, a team well-known for misfortune and losing, Evans sets a tone of doom that builds throughout his winning debut.Like holding a pair of aces and jacks in your hand, you won't [...]

    • Rick says:

      It's not just a great story, it's literature. Donald Evans is a gifted writer. Anyone that suspects someone they know or love is a compulsive gambler should read this book. You'll spot the signs right away for the rest of your life.

    • Jill says:

      Written by a friend of mine. Really good read. Informative and keeps you reading

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