Reilly's Luck

Reilly's Luck

Book - 1970
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Random House, Inc.
Val Darrant was just four years old the snowy night his mother abandoned him. But instead of meeting a lonely death, he met Will Reilly—a gentleman, a gambler, and a worldly, self-taught scholar. For ten years they each were all the family the other had, traveling from dusty American boomtowns to the cities of Europe—until the day Reilly’s luck ran out in a roar of gunfire.

But it wasn’t a gambling brawl or a pack of thieves that sealed Will’s fate. It was a far more complex story that Val would soon uncover, one that touched upon Val’s nearly forgotten childhood, the woman who was Will Reilly’s lost love, and the violent future of a growing country.

Baker & Taylor
Growing up at the side of gambler Will Reilly, Val Darrant learns about the world of cards, violence, and luck until Reilly is killed, an event that sends Darrant on a quest for vengeance that tests a lifetime of dark lessons. Reissue.

Baker
& Taylor

Abandoned at four, card sharp at eight, and now full of experiences, Val Darrant owes his life to Will Reilly, a gambling man

Publisher: New York : Bantam, 1970
ISBN: 9780553253054
0553253050
9780552086424
0552086428
Characteristics: p. ; cm

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