The Hustler

Version: Unabridged
Author: Walter Tevis
Narrator: Joe Barrett
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Literature
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: March 2016
# of Units: 5 CDs
Length: 6 hours, 33 minutes
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Overview

When it was first published in 1959, The Hustler was the first-and the best-novel written about billiards in the 400-year history of the game. The book quickly won a respected readership and later an audience for the movie with the same name starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason.

Author Details

Author Details

Tevis, Walter

Walter Tevis (1928-1984) taught English literature and creative writing at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, for fourteen years, where he was a distinguished professor. During his lifetime, he wrote five novels and Far from Home, a collection of short stories. His books have been translated into eighteen different languages.