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McGoorty

Byrne, Robert

McGoorty

the story of a billiard bum

by Byrne, Robert

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Published by Lyle Stuart in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McGoorty, Danny, 1901-1970.,
    • Billiard players -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRobert Byrne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV891 .B97 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination229 p. ;
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4771938M
      LC Control Number78188628

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The Broadway Books Library of Larceny Luc Sante, General Editor McGoorty is master billiards writer Robert Byrne’s racy account of the life of Danny McGoorty, a billiards champion of that bygone era when cue artists were McGoorty book scam artists and pool rooms were held to be dens of iniquity.

Hustler and hobo, womanizer and fashion plate, McGoorty was at once eyewitness to /5(20). McGoorty: A McGoorty book hustler's life is one of the greatest books I have ever read.

It is out of print, but a few years back I got it from the Cornhusker catalog. Anyway, this book is a narrative that is just funny as hell and poignant, from beginning to end.5/5(2). A great book, and a true story, about a hobo pool hustler. The book was written based on interviews and told in Mcgoorty's voice.

The book is rich in its language and gives one a real feeling of the man and the times he lived/5. The story is told in the first person, the material taken from a long series of interviews Robert Byrne did with Danny McGoorty when McGoorty didn't have much longer to live.

The time span covered in the book is from around the Depression to the s or so, kind of the height of the golden era and the end of the golden era for billiards in /5.

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