All or Nothing

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Akashic Books, Nov 1, 2007 - Social Science - 280 pages
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What William S. Burroughs' Junky was to heroin addiction, All or Nothing is to gambling.
 

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User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

It is a dark, depressing novel -- probably wouldn't have read it if I realized just how depressing it was -- but I also found it to be intriguing and enlightening. I appreciated the unique writing style as well as the honest portrayal of the life of a gambling addict. Read full review

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User Review  - Paula - Goodreads

I liked the book- I HATE the protagonist- I don't even want to use that word to describe the Bus Driver. I have close friends and family who struggle with addiction, so I was prepared to relate and ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Preston L. Allen is a recipient of a State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowship and author of the thriller Hoochie Mama, as well as the collection Churchboys and Other Sinners. His stories have appeared in numerous magazines and journals and have been anthologized in Brown Sugar (Plume Penguin 2001) and Miami Noir (Akashic 2006). He lives in South Florida.

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