The Vig

The Vig

by Peter Alson
The Vig

The Vig

by Peter Alson


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Peter Alson is having an early mid-life crisis: he's a 33-year-old Harvard grad who has suddenly run out of prospects. He can't seem to finish that novel; he and his girlfriend, Anna, have decided to call it quits (again); and worse, he's flat broke. So when he meets Michael, another Ivy Leaguer who's making a killing as a bookie, he does what any enterprising guy would do: he enters a life of crime, joining a bookmaking operation headed up by characters like Monkey and Steak Knife, where his real education begins. If you combined Basketball Diaries and A Fan's Notes with a dash of Damon Runyon, the result would be something like this-hilarious and heartbreaking-a book that has rightfully taken its place among the classics of down-and-out literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781734734126
Publisher: Arbitrary Press
Publication date: 09/15/2020
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)
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