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James McManus

James McManus
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James McManus is a novelist and poet, most recently winner of the Peter Lisagor Award for sports journalism. He teaches writing and comparative literature at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, including a course on the literature and science of poker. He is the author of Positively Fifth Street.

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Cowboys Full

James McManus
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Cowboys Full is the story of poker, from its roots in China, the Middle East, and Europe to its ascent as a global phenomenon.

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James McManus
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A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

When hard-living, middle-aged American writer James McManus gets a...

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Positively Fifth Street

James McManus
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In the spring of 2000, Harper's Magazine sent James McManus to Las Vegas to cover the World Series of Poker, in particular the progress of women in the $23 million event, and the murder of...

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Going to the Sun

James McManus
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Seven years ago, Penny's boyfriend was savagely attacked by a bear, setting off a chain of tragic events. Now, fighting a debilitating illness and haunted by her past, she finds herself incapable...

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