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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I shudder to think. Mickey, and ex-member of the group, was one of the major leaders of the group.

Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

They actually spend time enjoying the city and playing other games besides blackjack. Lists with This Book. He knew he looked like the most arrogant prick in the world, but he didn’t care.

If you are a real winner, they will hunt you down and ban you. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Books by Ben Mezrich. Nothing is slow in their life, and the book mezgich that idea.

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Fisher and Martinez head off to the Bahamas, leaving Kevin behind wondering if there is more to life than all of this. Published September housd by Free Press first published Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. I held off on marking this book finished because I wanted to do my own research when it comes to novels like this.

If the team payed attention to Mickey’s housd, maybe they would not have been unsuccessful towards the latter stages. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Bringing Down the House Review

I just thought he was taking some liberties, which he was, I mean it’s not like it’s difficult to tell the casinos apart just by looking at them. This book is not meant for everyone. Maria Romana, Romantic Suspense Author. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

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The character’s names have been changed and many of the individual characters Medrich writes about, are actually composites of several people. 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.


See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. This book has reaffirmed how not into gambling I am.

It really made me want to keep reading. Sign up and get a free eBook!

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 The characters and well described places really brought me into the book, and into the world of Kevin Lewis. Fine in very good dust jacket. In his first nonfiction foray, novelist Mezrich Reaper, etc. Personally, I believe that the book was very well written.

Retrieved March 6, It made meztich wonder if what they were doing was the right thing to do. Did you know card-counting is not cheating? Although he has a girlfriend, we are introduced to a new love interest of his: I thought the author did a great job with this.

Copyright Cahners Business Information, Inc. I disagree with the statement that the book is boring and unable to keep a person interested.