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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Chapter 15 Foxwoods Casino, Present Day. Martinez and Fisher spent that time meeting up with some of the top Hollywood make-up artists. The book is well written, but what is irritating is that it holds itself out as a non-fiction, but after reading about the book online, it appears the book is far more fiction then non-fiction.
I would not say there was a poetic was of this writing, so it was a weakness in my opinion. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It might not have been as good if it wasn’t the first book I read in months, but it sure bfn serve it’s purpose!
So, when I was looking to see what other goodreaders thought of the book I found out that big parts of the book were fabricated.
Moreover, Mezrich visualized most of his sentences and sometimes made it melodramatic. I love books about casinos!
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What a waste of time. In the midst of the go-go eighties and nineties, a group of overachieving, anarchistic MIT students joined a decades-old underground blackjack club dedicated to counting cards and beating the system at major casinos around the world. Hence, I lowered my rating by one star.
What makes Biblio different? I will stick with Busting Vegas to the end, because I am a stubborn reader who can appreciate a good story even when it’s rendered poorly, but I’ve lost interest in reading anything dowm by Ben Mezrich. Moreover, there are lots of details in the book doesn’t seem real.
Bringing Down the House is one of the exceptions: They used false names, always have limos waiting for them at the airports, always having personal host to escort them everywhere. That’s honestly an adult in my world. Hard cover is in fine condition as is the dust jacket.
Specifically, the book concerns Kevin Miller, who is apparently Asian despite the inventive pseudonym, and his involvement with the team of MIT card counters.
I also agree with Petra that Kevin was a very bright boy. Some of the events and characters are also composites of several individual events or persons. It seems like readers can just skim through some parts that is obviously meant to stretch out the book.
They would overcome being recognized by the casinos by using unique disguises. If you don I love books about casinos!
Bringing Down the House by Mezrich, Ben
Here is their inside story, revealing their secrets for the first time. I guess the main thing I liked about this book was bdinging Cinderella-like story of a bunch of college kids making beaucoup bucks off the casinos – more or less legally. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! This bood reads like a suspense novel- an easy read, that I finished in one sitting.
And I guess that is the sad fact for some who gamble as a career. Kevin decides to quit his banking job, but is still looking for a job to replace it. Speculation and gambling have brn differences.