|Music of Chance, the (1990) [Novel]|
by Paul Auster
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(From the publisher):
In a Pennsylvania meadow, a young fireman and an angry gambler are forced to build a wall of fifteenth-century stone. For Jim Nashe, it all started when he came into a small inheritance and left Boston in pursuit of a "life of freedom." Careening back and forth across the United States, waiting for the money to run out, Nashe met Jack Pozzi, a young man with a temper and a plan. With Nashe's last funds, they entered a poker game against two rich eccentrics, "risking everything on the single blind turn of a card."
Original title: The Music of Chance
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics