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, myself, connected to Kevin the most and when Kevin found out the bad news about Fisher starting a team without Kevin, I personally shed a tear. There is some mezricn in the book that you may have to look up to understand different pages, but overall I believe that the book was well written and well thought of.

Recommended for those who think that playing fair ought to be multi-lateral, not enforced uni-laterally by those who think it is only a slogan. Go buy The Eudaemonic Pie. Interior is tight and bright.


Another Goodreads reviewer by the name of Greg. Bringing Down the House: Despite all of the distractions, Kevin is able to keep his count. They might as well still be with their ways of ensuring that only they can win the big pot. Paperback cover is clean.

You also can’t help but keep thinking, “hey, maybe I should try this. This new team was the most profitable yet. They are looking for people they can trust and who meet their profile.

This stilted dialogue is just exposition with pointless quote marks wrapped around it. Reading housse their incredibly rich life and their dangerous situation of being caught by the casinos, you will never know what they are going to do next. I disliked Bringing Down the House, and can’t understand why everyone I know who’s read it has raved about it. Mezrich acknowledges that Lewis is the sole major character based on a single, real-life individual; other characters are composites.

He’s got one scene where one of the team is beaten up in a bathroom in a Bahamanian casino. Bringing Down the house is a good read. Casinos have their own set of rules for handling card-counters.

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Retrieved March 6, Chapter 11 Weston, MA Thanksgiving Mezrich explains why he’s a lazy, bad writer: However, casinos don’t look upon card-counters too kindly. Fisher and Martinez no longer can step foot in casinos, but they do run a team of highly skilled students from M.

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But Mezrich went further, both articles say. Ria Christie Collections Condition: They quickly discover that this casino has been informed about their presence too, as a pit boss points both Fisher and Martinez out to Kevin, telling him they all needed to leave. This action-packed book provides readers with the inside scoop on what living life as a professional card counter entails.

Bringing Down The House

Moreover, Mezrich visualized most of his sentences and sometimes made it melodramatic. The story doesn’t really build to any kind of climatic ending, though, and the author’s interludes – especially the one where he interviews a stripper while she gives him a lap dance – seem almost like “filler” material. Mar 23, Pei Pei rated it it was ok Shelves: He now spends most of his free time writing non-fiction books, most famous for writing Bringing Down the Houseas it stayed on the New York Times Bestseller List for over a year and eventually was developed into the award winning movie:

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