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Bringing the House Down (Snoopy Snaps, 3)

Bringing the House Down (Snoopy Snaps, 3)

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Published by Budget Books .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8331273M
ISBN 100868015547
ISBN 109780868015545
OCLC/WorldCa152403189

Bringing Down the House Addiction is another theme in this book because Kevin started out being a little person on the team and eventually got moved up to someone big and now that he is an important person he continues to play for a long time and starts to get arrogant. Eventually he leads to breaking up with his girlfriend because he.   Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions is a book by Ben Mezrich about a group of MIT card counters commonly known as the MIT Blackjack the book is classified as non-fiction, the Boston Globe alleges that the book contains significant fictional elements, that many of the key events propelling the drama did not occur .

  Bringing Down the House I saw the movie 21 which I loved. I knew the movie was based on this book however I was very disappointed in the differences between the two. Interesting, but not great. Fernin8r, 06/09/ Great Book. It kept me awake at night. This was definitely a good book. I stayed up late at night reading it and I finished it in /5().   Bringing Down the House The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions (Book): Mezrich, Ben: The long-running New York Times bestseller that has become a cultural phenomenon, Bringing Down the House is an action-filled caper carried out by the unlikeliest of cons -- supersmart geeks. Gambling pervaded the M.I.T. campus, and genius kids with money and glittering .

Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions Summary & Study Guide Description. Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. THE #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER -- NOW THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE 21 The long-running New York Times bestseller that has become a cultural phenomenon, Bringing Down the House is an action-filled caper carried out by the unlikeliest of cons -- supersmart geeks. Gambling pervaded the M.I.T. campus, and genius kids with money and glittering futures were just as likely to be found in a Paradise Book Edition: Unabridged.


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The best and brightest students are recruited by an eccentric former teacher with teeth like a picket fence of spades, diamonds, clubs and hearts to practice in a college backroom as the MIT Blackjack Team before /5().

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