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Author Vinson, Michael, author.

Title Bluffing Texas style : the arsons, forgeries, and high stakes poker capers of rare book dealer Johnny Jenkins / Michael Vinson
Published Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2020]
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Summary How Jenkins, a onetime president of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, came to such an unseemly end is one of the mysteries Michael Vinson pursues in this spirited account of a tragic American life. Entrepreneur, con-man, connoisseur, forger, and self-made hero, Jenkins was a Texan who knew how to bluff but not when to fold
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 20, 2020)
Subject Jenkins, John Holmes.
Jenkins, John Holmes.
Antiquarian booksellers -- Texas -- Biography
Antiquarian booksellers.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0806166231