Poker: A History of America's National Game

Poker: A History of America's National Game

by Jack Kelly
     
 
This is a concise, 5,500-word essay that details the birth and growth of poker, the most American of card games. The current boom in poker playing had its roots in the riverboats that plied the Mississippi in the 1830s. Authoritative and loaded with fascinating nuggets about America's national game.

Overview

This is a concise, 5,500-word essay that details the birth and growth of poker, the most American of card games. The current boom in poker playing had its roots in the riverboats that plied the Mississippi in the 1830s. Authoritative and loaded with fascinating nuggets about America's national game.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012287496
Publisher:
Jack Kelly
Publication date:
02/24/2011
Series:
Fascinating Historical Essays , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
33 KB

Meet the Author

Jack Kelly is a historian and novelist. He is the author of "Gunpowder: Alchemy, Bombards & Pyrotechnics (Basic Books)." He lives and works in New York's Hudson Valley.

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