Download e-book for kindle: Born to Lose: Memoirs of a Compulsive Gambler by Bill Lee

By Bill Lee

A gripping, real tale of 1 man’s forty-year fight with compulsive playing and his hard-won recovery.

"My heritage of playing fairly begun sooner than i used to be born." So opens Born to Lose, invoice Lee's self-told tale of playing dependancy, set in San Francisco's Chinatown and steeped in a tradition the place it isn't remarkable for gamblers (Lee's grandfather integrated) to lose their young ones to a chance. From wagering away his loved baseball card assortment as a teen to forfeiting every thing he owned at black jack tables in Las Vegas, Lee describes what playing habit appears like from the interior and the way restoration is feasible throughout the Twelve Step program.

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