A Blackjack Bargainer
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2013
Duration: 0 hours 40 minutes
O. Henry was a prolific American short-story writer—a master of surprise endings—who wrote about the life of ordinary people in New York City. Here is “A Blackjack Bargainer,” the story of the drunken Yancey Goree, a washed-up lawyer who has lost his money, possessions, property, and self-respect as a result of playing poker. After settling a feud, however, he manages to redeem himself by trading places with an old rival.Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.