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Gambling What"s at Stake? (Information Plus Reference Series) by Kim Masters Evans

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Published by Information Plus .
Written in English


  • Gambling addiction,
  • Reference works,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Popular Culture - Counter Culture,
  • Reference,
  • Sociology - General

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Open LibraryOL8146705M
ISBN 100787660566
ISBN 109780787660567

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