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Ghosts at the table

Des Wilson

Ghosts at the table

the amazing story of poker ... the world"s most popular game

by Des Wilson

  • 74 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Mainstream Pub. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poker -- History,
  • Poker -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 328) and index.

    StatementDes Wilson.
    GenreAnecdotes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1251 .W54 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p. :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23162832M
    ISBN 109781845962180
    LC Control Number2008278254

    All the more overwhelming is the effect when he turns and perceives the ghost. The table's full. Macbeth at first does not realize what has happened; he only sees that all the seats at the long table are occupied. When Lennox calls his attention to the seat reserved for him, Macbeth recognizes Banquo's ghost sitting in it. moves, excites. Get this from a library! The ghost at the table: a novel. [Suzanne Berne] -- "When Frances arranges to host Thanksgiving at her idyllic New England farmhouse, she envisions a happy family reunion, one that will include her sister, Cynthia, and their estranged father. But.

    Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: At turns poignant and funny, this haunting novel demonstrates what happens when one person tries to rewrite another's history, and explores the mystery of why families try to stay together - even when it may be in their best interests to keep apart. Act 3, Scene 4, Page 4. Sweet remembrancer! Now, good digestion wait on appetite, 40 And health on both! It’s nice of you to remind me. (raising a glass to toast his guests) Since good digestion requires a good appetite, and good health requires both of those, here’s to .

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