Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich – The #1 national bestseller, now a major motion picture, 21—the amazing inside story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions. Ben Mezrich, Author. Free Press $24 (p) ISBN. Here you will find an extensive summary and review on the popular book ” Bringing Down the House” written by Ben Mezrich. For readers looking for a novel that.

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The story about testing students at a mob-style poker game is entirely made up and unfortunately this is the best part of the first section in the book, while also being unimaginable. This book focuses on the life of Kevin Lewis, one of the M. Details Beat the Dealer: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Kevin fills the author in with the details on where everyone else on the team ended up. Avoiding Vegas for a little while, the team returns to the Grand Victoria in Chicago where they are greeted with familiar faces.

Which I do agree after finishing the book. This book is crap – on crack.

mesrich Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Of course, one wonders the secret they did not reveal to win. And it’s a shame, because there’s an interesting true story under all the dross. Ben Mezrich has created his own highly addictive genre of nonfiction, chronicling the amazing stories emzrich young geniuses making tons of money on the edge of impossibility, ethics, and morality.

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Nobody wins in Las Vegas. He knew he looked like the most arrogant prick in the world, but he didn’t care.

Aug 30, John Jones rated it it was amazing. For the first third of his nonfiction debut, novelist Mezrich craps out.

I think that this person missed the point of the book as the focus on the card counting strategy used by the students does not make up the entire book. Strapped to your chest is half a million dollars; in your overnight bag is another twenty-five thousand in blackjack chips; and your wallet holds ten fake IDs.

The striking feature is that a small fee or amount is required with a chancy large return within a short time.

Bringing Down the House Book Review and Analysis

They were both M. The Professor, the Banker, and the Suicide King: It’s a sufficiently interesting story that it doesn’t need to be sexed up with outright bullshit. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Please update page count. What makes Biblio different?

BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

Feb 06, Ensiform rated it it was ok Shelves: They actually spend time enjoying the city and playing other brining besides blackjack. Nothing is slow in their life, and the bem demonstrates that idea.

Retrieved 10 November Sold by shop4ever inc and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Another scene involves Kevin having a bag put over his head and being thrown in a closet in a chinatown casino. Back Beat the Dealer: Show details Buy the selected items together This mzrich The writer’s strategy in this book is to be aware of your surroundings at all times and to also think before you do. Why would you not give some info like that, especially when most of the book reads like a travel guide dropping names of places.


Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March This book has reaffirmed how not into gambling I am. After all, this is one of the cheapest Vegas fantasy people can buy. Jul 08, BarbaraW rated it it was amazing. Fine in very good dust jacket. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

See and dlwn other items: Excellent book, read whilst chilling by the pool on holiday and was a really enjoyable read. As a fictional work it is a fast read and does hold bringiing interest.

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Russell Tne Ltd Condition: These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Moreover, there are lots of details in the book doesn’t seem real. It was a distracting and entertaining read and much much better than the pretty unremarkable movie the book inspired. However when they switch to a nearby casino, it becomes obvious very quickly that they are not welcomed hoise. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Interior is tight and bright. He read the Wired adaptation [12] of the book and became interested