Losing Mariposa

by Doug Little
Losing Mariposa
  • Author(s): Doug Little
  • Subject: Gambling: theories & methods
  • Publisher: Ecw Press
  • Imprint: Ecw Press
  • Publication Date: 01-03-2003


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This is the harrowing memoir of Little's two-year binge as a compulsive gambler - a fall from grace that made front-page headlines, destroyed his life, and brought him to the very gates of prison, insanity and death. A cautionary tale of obsession and escape, told with brutal honesty and biting irony, LOSING MARIPOSA chronicles everything from the allure of the roulette wheel to the despair of the parking lot. This is a rare first-hand account the devastation wrought by the addiction to gambling, a social problem now growing to epidemic proportions. Illustrated with 20 b/w photos.
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This is the harrowing memoir of Little's two-year binge as a compulsive gambler - a fall from grace that made front-page headlines, destroyed his life, and brought him to the very gates of prison, insanity and death. A cautionary tale of obsession and escape, told with brutal honesty and biting irony, LOSING MARIPOSA chronicles everything from the allure of the roulette wheel to the despair of the parking lot. This is a rare first-hand account the devastation wrought by the addiction to gambling, a social problem now growing to epidemic proportions. Illustrated with 20 b/w photos.

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