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The Hustler by Walter Tevis
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it was amazing

The Hustler explores the dingy, low class world of the American pool hall with a minimalist style that reminded me of John Fante. Tevis delves into psyche of a sport where money and self worth are intertwined. Beautiful drawn and seedy characters litter the pages in-between poetic descriptions of pool.

I was hustled into giving this book 5 stars.
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Reading Progress

August 25, 2014 – Started Reading
August 25, 2014 – Shelved
September 5, 2014 – Finished Reading

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