Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi
Magic download (ebook) by George H. Devol ($5.99)
The sensational memories of a man who spent forty years of gambling, drinking, loving, scrapping and hustling.
A cabin boy in 1839;
could steal cards and cheat the boys at eleven;
stock a deck at fourteen;
bested soldiers on the Rio Grande during the Mexican war;
won hundreds of thousands from paymasters, cotton buyers, & thieves;
fought more rough-and-tumble fights than any man in America,
and was the most daring gambler in the world.
The sensational memories of a man who spent forty years of gambling, drinking, loving, scrapping and hustling. This wonderful and colorful memoir follows a child growing up around gamblers who grows to be a man who spent his life on the road chasing money, love, and adventure.
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James asks: Hi, was just wondering if this is the actual autobiography or a fictionalized version of it.
- 1. Vanishing Inc. Magic responds: In the preface, the author claims that the stores are not fictitious.
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