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9781438444390

The Gambler's Daughter: A Personal and Social History

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  • ISBN13:

    9781438444390

  • ISBN10:

    1438444397

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-10-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr

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Summary

In exploring her father's own gambling addiction, the author uncovers a hidden history of gambling in the Jewish community.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: A Bit of a Roguep. 1
Recollectionsp. 5
A Short History of Jewish Gamblingp. 29
A Farloyrene Menshp. 53
Pittsburgh's Tightly Knit Jewish Communityp. 75
A Child of the Depressionp. 93
Living the Good Life in Pittsburghp. 111
The Gambler's Strugglep. 139
Coming to Termsp. 163
Epiloguep. 181
Notesp. 187
Bibliographyp. 201
Indexp. 213
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