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[PDF] ✅ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel By Richard Jessup – Pamyatnik.pro He was a skinny kid just twenty six when it started with a face set off by a large nose that gave him the look of a hawk He was a tight man Everything about him was close and uiet; his gestures were sHe was a skinny kid just twenty six when it started with a face set off by a large nose that gave him the look of a hawk He was a tight man Everything about him was close and uiet; his gestures were short and clean with no wasted movement His eyes were bright and hard the kind of blue you might see in the sky at high noon if you looked straight up at the sky; almost white but still pale pale blue He had dark yellowish circles under his eyes that rested on his cheekbones where the skin was drawn tight as if he might have liver trouble from too much drinking but he was physically sound and the circles came from playing stud poker all day and all night for many years He had been playing in the back room of Hoban’s Pool Room and Poker Parlor since Monday at 4 pm It had started out as fooling around and then as happened so many times it developed into a game The others began to drop in and a gig was working It was nickel and dime stuff as long as it was The Kid and The Shooter and Pig but when Carey and Carmody came in both of whom bet the Cardinals and had won nicely over the weekend double header the play moved deceptively from nickel and dime to a uarter and a half and then wide ope.

N It was Wednesday now eleven in the morning The game like an endlessly circling bird moved with a slow inexorable pace toward the center pot of money that grew magically with each dealt hand; revolving hands of cards accompanied with a musical comment of silver upon silver tossed into the center of the table as the chant was heard so soft as to be a litany calling on ghostly assistance and deliverance “ueens bet” “A half” “In” “Kicking it a half” “And another half” “And a half ” “Buck and a half to me and a half ” The ritual uickened It was the fourth card Now the whisper and flutter of paper money would wash into the middle of the table Someone dealt The cards sliced through the smoky airless room like silent stealing death And with each card face up a chant of destiny from the dealer for he was the sole instrument in the life of a rambling gambling man bringing face up for all the world to see the next wonderful secret There is nothing for the gambling man It is all there sealed in the narrow turn of the next card “A five to the ueens a jack to the possible a nothing to the fours an ace to the kicker and the Gun shoots himself a red ten Still ueens?.

cincinnati epub kid: pdf novel book The Cincinnati ebok Kid: A mobile Cincinnati Kid: A pdf The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel MOBIN It was Wednesday now eleven in the morning The game like an endlessly circling bird moved with a slow inexorable pace toward the center pot of money that grew magically with each dealt hand; revolving hands of cards accompanied with a musical comment of silver upon silver tossed into the center of the table as the chant was heard so soft as to be a litany calling on ghostly assistance and deliverance “ueens bet” “A half” “In” “Kicking it a half” “And another half” “And a half ” “Buck and a half to me and a half ” The ritual uickened It was the fourth card Now the whisper and flutter of paper money would wash into the middle of the table Someone dealt The cards sliced through the smoky airless room like silent stealing death And with each card face up a chant of destiny from the dealer for he was the sole instrument in the life of a rambling gambling man bringing face up for all the world to see the next wonderful secret There is nothing for the gambling man It is all there sealed in the narrow turn of the next card “A five to the ueens a jack to the possible a nothing to the fours an ace to the kicker and the Gun shoots himself a red ten Still ueens?.

8 thoughts on “The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel

  1. Robert Robert says:

    ePUB Richard Jessup ✓ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel Epub Ë The Cincinnati ✓ cincinnati epub, kid: pdf, novel book, The Cincinnati ebok, Kid: A mobile, Cincinnati Kid: A pdf, The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel MOBIJessup shows us one man's reach for the brass ring of poker glory in a brisk 154 pages Similar to the movie only in the broad strokes the details of this novel make it vastly different work Unencumbered by the minor characters and sub plots larded onto Norman Jewison's film the novel makes The Cincinnati Kid a character not a caricature


  2. Joe Joe says:

    ePUB Richard Jessup ✓ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel Epub Ë The Cincinnati ✓ cincinnati epub, kid: pdf, novel book, The Cincinnati ebok, Kid: A mobile, Cincinnati Kid: A pdf, The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel MOBIGreat American writing “Good crowd Lancey saidYeah the Kid saidNice groceries tooAnd good booze My brandy must be NapoleonUh huhYeahNice looking broadsThat's a fact The Kid saidAin't that Shooter something? Love to see him skin a deckIt's downright sexy The Kid saidHe loves 'emLike stroking a beautiful tit The Kid saidThat's it that's it Lancey said noddingYeahYou seen him yet?No You?NoI dint hear he wasn't coming The Kid saidHe'll come Kid Lancey said almost but not uite warmly and reassuringlyI sure hope so The Kid said I like NigWell I do tooI heard talkLong time nowIt ain't hard to like NigNot at allHim sitting down y


  3. Sharon Parker Sharon Parker says:

    ePUB Richard Jessup ✓ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel Epub Ë The Cincinnati ✓ cincinnati epub, kid: pdf, novel book, The Cincinnati ebok, Kid: A mobile, Cincinnati Kid: A pdf, The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel MOBIGreat readI don't know much about cards but I found this book impossible to put down The time the people soundssmells tastesI was drawn right into this rich world This book is destined to be one of those I will set aside only to pick it up again over time when I feel the need to travel to a friendly place I expect to enjoy it for the rest of my life


  4. P.S. Winn P.S. Winn says:

    ePUB Richard Jessup ✓ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel Epub Ë The Cincinnati ✓ cincinnati epub, kid: pdf, novel book, The Cincinnati ebok, Kid: A mobile, Cincinnati Kid: A pdf, The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel MOBIThis is a story about than just card sharks it is a look at anyone who is the best waiting for someone to challenge them and knock them off their seat


  5. Lloyd Lloyd says:

    ePUB Richard Jessup ✓ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel Epub Ë The Cincinnati ✓ cincinnati epub, kid: pdf, novel book, The Cincinnati ebok, Kid: A mobile, Cincinnati Kid: A pdf, The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel MOBIThis is tale about an up and coming star The Cincinnati Kid in the informal world of stud poker players during the 1950s He decides to take on the man recognized as the king of these stud poker players The book goes into detail describing this rambling gambling world and the people who inhabit that world The story includes the Kid’s relationship with the woman in his life It is an interesting world of gamblers and a great read The story fills with tension as the big showdown game occurs and each turn of a card can bring victory or complete defeat


  6. Robert Palmer Robert Palmer says:

    ePUB Richard Jessup ✓ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel Epub Ë The Cincinnati ✓ cincinnati epub, kid: pdf, novel book, The Cincinnati ebok, Kid: A mobile, Cincinnati Kid: A pdf, The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel MOBIThe Cincinnati kid is a gambling man in the Midwestby the time he’s 16 he is in St Louis at the age of 26 he is ready to take Lancey Hodges the man to beatThe game is stud pokerthere are a few days which build up to the showdown in a scene which is full of unnerving tension which remind me of the movie the hustler This is a closetight story with the riffle of the deck and the cold fever of the gambling man


  7. Thomas M. Thomas M. says:

    ePUB Richard Jessup ✓ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel Epub Ë The Cincinnati ✓ cincinnati epub, kid: pdf, novel book, The Cincinnati ebok, Kid: A mobile, Cincinnati Kid: A pdf, The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel MOBII saw the film many years ago It was wonderful reading the novel with cast members flashing in my mindSteve Mcueen as Eric The Kid StonerEdward G Robinson as Lancey The Man Howard Karl Malden as ShooterAnn Margret as MelbaTuesday Weld as ChristianJoan Blondell as Lady FingersRip Torn as SladeTheodore Marcuse as FelixMidge Ware as Mrs SladeJack Weston as PigCab Calloway as YellerJeff Corey as HobanMilton Selzer as SokalKarl Swenson as Mr RuddÉmile Genest as CajunRon Soble as DannyDub Taylor as the first dealerSweet Emma Barrett as the blues singer


  8. Tom Stamper Tom Stamper says:

    ePUB Richard Jessup ✓ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel Epub Ë The Cincinnati ✓ cincinnati epub, kid: pdf, novel book, The Cincinnati ebok, Kid: A mobile, Cincinnati Kid: A pdf, The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel MOBIIt's set in St Louis whereas the movie was set in New Orleans So far the best poker novel I have ever read


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Richard Jessup

ePUB Richard Jessup ✓ The Cincinnati Kid: A Novel Epub Ë The Cincinnati ✓ Richard TelfairRichard Jessup was a prolific American author and screenwriter