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Born to Lose: Memoirs of a Compulsive Gambler
     

Born to Lose: Memoirs of a Compulsive Gambler

by Bill Lee
 

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ISBN-10: 1592851533

ISBN-13: 2901592851538

Pub. Date: 04/15/2005

Publisher: Hazelden Publishing


"My history of gambling really began before I was born." So opens Born to Lose, Bill Lee's self-told story of gambling addiction, set in San Francisco's Chinatown and steeped in a culture where it is not unheard of for gamblers (Lee's grandfather included) to lose their children to a bet. From wagering away his beloved baseball card collection as a

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"My history of gambling really began before I was born." So opens Born to Lose, Bill Lee's self-told story of gambling addiction, set in San Francisco's Chinatown and steeped in a culture where it is not unheard of for gamblers (Lee's grandfather included) to lose their children to a bet. From wagering away his beloved baseball card collection as a youngster to forfeiting everything he owned at black jack tables in Las Vegas, Lee describes what gambling addiction feels like from the inside and how recovery is possible through the Twelve Step program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901592851538
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304

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