Gambler (OPL Human Library 2014)

Addiction by Design
Addiction by Design Machine Gambling in Las Vegas By Schüll, Natasha Dow Book - 2012 362.25 SCHUL Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 2 copies
High Stakes
High Stakes The Rising Cost of America's Gambling Addiction By Skolnik, Sam Book - 2011 362.25 SKOLN Available in some locations

Annotation: Examines the consequences of the surge in gambling in the past 35 years due to the increase in Internet gambling, the poker craze, and more states with casinos

Betting Their Lives
Betting Their Lives The Close Relations of Problem Gamblers By Tepperman, Lorne Book - 2009 363.420971 T314 Available in some locations

Annotation:Based on first-hand interviews that take us right into the lives of problem gamblers, . . . this book looks into the personal relationships of problem gamblers, and comes out with some surprising results

Bust How I Gambled and Lost A Fortune, Brought Down A Bank--and Lived to Pay for It By Resnick, Adam Book - 2007 364.172092 R434r Available in some locations

Annotation:A white--knuckled story of the highs and lows of a world--class gambler.

Born to Lose
Born to Lose Memoirs of A Compulsive Gambler By Lee, Bill Book - 2005 362.25 L477 Available in some locations

Annotation:My history of gambling really began before I was born." So opens Bill Lee's self-told story of gambling addiction, which is set in San Francisco's Chinatown and steeped in a culture where it is not unheard of for gamblers to lose their children to a bet.

Losing Mariposa
Losing Mariposa The Memoirs of A Compulsive Gambler By Little, Doug Book - 2002 921 L7772 Available in some locations

Annotation:The harrowing memoir of Little's two-year binge as a compulsive gambler

Gambling Addiction
Gambling Addiction The Problem, the Pain, and the Path to Recovery By Eades, John M. Book - 2003 362.25 E11 Available in some locations
Le jeu excessif
Le jeu excessif comprendre et vaincre le gambling Book - 2000 French 616.8584 J58 Available in some locations
Fall From Grace
Fall From Grace By Arthurson, Wayne Book - 2011 ARTHU Available in some locations

Annotation:(Fiction) Edmonton newspaper reporter Leo Desroches struggles with a gambling addiction that threatens his family and career while covering the murder of a young native prostitute and triggering a violent chain of events. Also in audiobook CD format.

Et l'été reviendra
Et l'été reviendra roman By Bordes, Gilbert Book - 2008 French BORDE Available in some locations

Annotation:(Roman) Clément Laurrière a tout pour être heureux - une femme merveilleuse, deux beaux enfants, une bonne situation. Mais il souffre d'une maladie dévorante : le démon du jeu. En une nuit, le jeune homme perd au poker une véritable fortune et hypothèque l'avenir des siens. Aussi disponible en format Gros Charactères et comme audiobook MP3CD

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