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The Hustler by Walter Tevis
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it was amazing

From a pool players perspective (and I have played competitively for over 15 years) this book has amazing insight into the mind of a player. I enjoyed it immensely as well as the follow-up "The Color of Money". This one is a little different from the movie version (less about the love story and more about the game), while the later bares no resemblance to the book other than the title.

I think you can enjoy them both even if you don't play pool, even more so if you have ever competed at any sport... and yes pool is a sport. If you don't believe that then lets get together and play some for money. ;)
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August 5, 2012 – Shelved

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Brian Absolutely pool is a sport ! If we ever cross paths i'll take up your challenge ;-) But being a billiards player too,you'd probably kick my ass. Have a great weekend :*O


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