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The Resource The gambler and the bug boy : 1939 Los Angeles and the untold story of a horse racing fix, John Christgau

The gambler and the bug boy : 1939 Los Angeles and the untold story of a horse racing fix, John Christgau

Label
The gambler and the bug boy : 1939 Los Angeles and the untold story of a horse racing fix
Title
The gambler and the bug boy
Title remainder
1939 Los Angeles and the untold story of a horse racing fix
Statement of responsibility
John Christgau
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bernard "Big" Mooney, LA bookmaker threatens jockeys with death if they didn't "pull" their horses. His unwilling partner is Albert Siler, a callow, eighteen-year-old apprentice rider from eastern Oregon. This book tells how Big Mooney manipulated this rider and how Siler tried to escape the gambler's criminal grip without ruining his career
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Christgau, John
Dewey number
364.1/72
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
SF335.U6
LC item number
C35 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mooney, Big
  • Siler, Albert
  • Horse racing
  • Mooney, Big
  • Siler, Albert
  • TRUE CRIME
  • Horse racing
  • California
Label
The gambler and the bug boy : 1939 Los Angeles and the untold story of a horse racing fix, John Christgau
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. The Gambler; 2. The Bug Boy; 3. The Goose Girl; 4. Synod; 5. Whichcee; 6. Sporting Women; 7. The Biltmore Hotel; 8. Buron; 9. Kandahar; 10. Pinkus and Omelet; 11. English Harry; 12. Testa; 13. Gate Breakin' Adair; 14. Ned and Scotty; 15. "Get Giesler"; 16. The Big Shots; 17. The Dictograph Machine; 18. "The Fateful Day"; 19. The Percentages; 20. July 4, 1946; Sources
Control code
173660670
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611092122
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173660670
Label
The gambler and the bug boy : 1939 Los Angeles and the untold story of a horse racing fix, John Christgau
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. The Gambler; 2. The Bug Boy; 3. The Goose Girl; 4. Synod; 5. Whichcee; 6. Sporting Women; 7. The Biltmore Hotel; 8. Buron; 9. Kandahar; 10. Pinkus and Omelet; 11. English Harry; 12. Testa; 13. Gate Breakin' Adair; 14. Ned and Scotty; 15. "Get Giesler"; 16. The Big Shots; 17. The Dictograph Machine; 18. "The Fateful Day"; 19. The Percentages; 20. July 4, 1946; Sources
Control code
173660670
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611092122
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173660670

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