146 July, 2009

portrait One on One

Charles Salzberg

Issue No. 146 ~ July, 2009

"...I'd written an article about street gambling, 3-card monte, and an agent asked me to write a novel based on it. I didn't really want to, but when she said I could make several thousand dollars, which was a lot of money then, I said yes. I think I wrote it in a month...It was called Street Gambler, and fortunately, I probably have the only copies left."

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