You Can't Win

You Can't Win

Book - 2013
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You Can't Win is the beloved memoir written by criminal hobo Jack Black and first published in 1926 (Macmillan). It tells the story of one man's life during the final, dying days of America's Wild West. Black offers up thirty years' worth of personal tales of being an outlaw, cross-country stick-up man, home burglar, petty thief and opium fiend. Perfect for anyone who loves the idea of an outlaw life or who simply relishes in true grit Americana, You Can't Win combines memoir, how-to notes and philosophy into a tale of conscience, motivations, habit and the vagaries of chance.
Publisher: Fort Townsend, Washington :, Feral House,, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781936239610
Branch Call Number: ANF 364.1092 BLA
ANF 364.1092 BLA
Characteristics: 346 pages : illustrations, (some color) ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: You can not win


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Jul 03, 2017

Great book, with Canadian references ( author was flogged in the BC Pen' ). Sorry for spoiler!

Mar 13, 2017

Loved this book. I felt like I was there living that crazy but thrilling life in a time long gone and never to return.

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