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Sep 20, 2007
| ISBN 9781440621178
| Young Adult
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Sep 20, 2007 | ISBN 9781440621178 | Young Adult
Is there any greater thrill than staring down your opponent across the poker table, waiting for the card that will make or break your hand? Acclaimed YA novelist Pete Hautman would know—he’s been a poker fanatic for thirty years. And with poker now an international TV phenomenon, the time seems right for an anthology about this most exciting game.From a contest that pits a hapless teen against his girlfriend’s redneck family, to a midnight game with the Devil, to an Internet poker scheme gone horribly wrong, the stories here brilliantly reveal how poker can both irrevocably affect and eerily imitate teenage life.
Pete Hautman is the author of several novels for young adults, including Rash, Invisible, and Godless, for which he won… More about Pete Hautman
K. L. GOING is the award-winning author of multiple books for children and teens. She received a Michael Printz Honor… More about K. L. Going
Gary Phillips is the author of the Ivan Monk mysteries, Violent Spring and Perdition USA. He has also worked as… More about Gary Phillips
Will Weaver is the author of The Last Hunter: An American Family Album, Sweet Land, Barns of Minnesota, A Gravestone Made of Wheat &… More about Will Weaver
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