You Can't Win

You Can't Win

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by Jack Black, Joe Coleman
     
 

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You Can’t Win, the beloved memoir of real lowdown Americana by criminal hobo Jack Black, was first published in 1926, then reprinted in 1988 by Adam Parfrey’s Amok Press, featuring an introduction by William S. Burroughs.

After its Amok Press edition went out of print, You Can’t Win found popularity once again with the AK Press

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You Can’t Win, the beloved memoir of real lowdown Americana by criminal hobo Jack Black, was first published in 1926, then reprinted in 1988 by Adam Parfrey’s Amok Press, featuring an introduction by William S. Burroughs.

After its Amok Press edition went out of print, You Can’t Win found popularity once again with the AK Press edition.

Feral House’s new version will take this classic American narrative a lot further, including two remarkable nonfiction articles by Jack Black written for Harper's Magazine in the 1920s. Remarkable illustrations by Joe Coleman and new biographical revelations by Donald Kennison will round out the new edition.

A full-length feature film of You Can’t Win starring Boardwalk Empire’s Michael Pitt is expected to be released in spring 2013.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936239610
Publisher:
Feral House
Publication date:
06/25/2013
Edition description:
Enlarged
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
744,325
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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You Can't Win 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Lono2 More than 1 year ago
This is the only book that describes the underworld of the turn of the century. There is no glossed over accounts of the fabulous life of the early 1900's. This is one gritty, hard-boiled story that blows away any novel written at that time. Looking for something dark and almost too honest? This is a book for you.
TEST NOOKUSER More than 1 year ago
see above
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bad file. Won't open. Only issue I've had with an e-nook from B&N.
pants_andy More than 1 year ago
No content. Only the cover was delivered. I am having a difficult time receiving reimbursement for this purchase. My first bad experience with b+n Nook. Stay away
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the true story of a career criminal and how he finally redeemed himself. This provides a window into the criminal world of the early 20th century.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book though
chipstuart More than 1 year ago
B&N needs to fix this. it has been reported to them at least since january 2011.
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