BRYCE COURTNEY - Jack Of Diamonds
BRYCE COURTNEY - Jack Of Diamonds
BRYCE COURTNEY - Jack Of Diamonds

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πŸ“—πŸ“™πŸ“•πŸ“™πŸ“•πŸ“—πŸ“™BRAND NEW πŸ“šπŸ“™πŸ“• Never to be repeated prices-this book sells for $35 at all good bookstores. Jack of Diamonds by Bryce Courtenay During the Great Depression there was little hope for a boy born into the slums of Cabbagetown, Toronto. But Jack Spayd is offered a ticket out in the form of a Hohner harmonica, won by his brutal drunken father in a late-night card game. Jack makes music as a way of escaping his surroundings, and his talent leads him to a jazz club and, eventually, to the jazz piano. Jack is a virtuoso and hits the road, enchanting audiences in Canada, wartime Europe and Las Vegas, where he is caught up in the world of elite poker and falls under the spell of his boss, the enigmatic Bridgett Fuller. Vegas is a hard town ruled by the Mafia, but Jack prospers, until his luck turns bad and he falls foul of the Mob. Forced to run for his life from Vegas, he must also leave the woman he adores. His adventuring takes him to the far reaches of Africa, to a rare and valuable bird that may seal his fate - and to the love of a very different woman. FORMAT PaperbackCONDITION Brand New Author Biography Bryce Courtenay is the bestselling author of The Power of One, Tandia, April Fool's Day, The Potato Factory, Tommo & Hawk, Solomon's Song, Jessica, A Recipe for Dreaming, The Family Frying Pan, The Night Country, Smoky Joe's Cafe, Four Fires, Matthew Flinders' Cat, Brother Fish, Whitethorn, Sylvia, The Persimmon Tree, Fishing for Stars, The Story of Danny Dunn, Fortune Cookie and Jack of Diamonds. Details ISBN 0143571044 AUTHOR Bryce Courtenay PAGES 720 PUBLISHER Penguin Books Australia YEAR 2014 ISBN-10 0143571044 ISBN-13 9780143571049 FORMAT Paperback PUBLICATION DATE 2014-01-02 IMPRINT Penguin Books Australia PLACE OF PUBLICATION Hawthorn COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION Australia BIRTH 1933 DEATH 2012 DEWEY 823.914 DIMENSIONS 127mm x 198mm x 45mm


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