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You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up

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A Depression drifter, Dick bums his way from Oklahoma to Los Angeles in search of his son and runaway wife. There he commits one crime, plans another, and gets arrested for something he didn't do. He is befriended by a lush and crazy procession of crooks, shysters, rueful temptors and unstable saints. You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up was a bestseller when originally published in 1938. Like the work of Hammett, Cain, and Horace McCoy, it is gritty and intensely readable. With a new introduction by famed Simpsons ...

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You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up
2014, Counterpoint LLC, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780988172500

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You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up
1986, Carnegie-Mellon University Press

ISBN-13: 9780887480584

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You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up
1980, Macmillan

ISBN-13: 9780839826538

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