Billy Phelan's Greatest Game

Billy Phelan's Greatest Game

by William Kennedy
     
 

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Billy Phelans's Greatest Game is the second in William Kennedy's brilliant cycle of novels known as the Albany Trilogy. Billy Phelan, a slightly tarnished poker player, pool hustler, and small-time bookie, moves through the lurid nighttime glare of a tough Depression-era town. A resourceful man full of Irish pluck, Billy works the fringes of Albany sportingSee more details below

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Billy Phelans's Greatest Game is the second in William Kennedy's brilliant cycle of novels known as the Albany Trilogy. Billy Phelan, a slightly tarnished poker player, pool hustler, and small-time bookie, moves through the lurid nighttime glare of a tough Depression-era town. A resourceful man full of Irish pluck, Billy works the fringes of Albany sporting life with his own particular style and private code of honor until he finds himself in the dangerous position of potential go-between in the kidnapping of a political boss's son.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140063400
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1983
Series:
Albany Cycle, #2
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
638,010
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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