The Cincinnati Kid

Subtitle: A Novel

Based on The Cover

By the age of 21, he had become a complete rambling-gambling man, known across three rivers. He was recognized as The Cincinnati Kid, a rising figure with a distinct charm. His reputation spread from Jolly’s Omaha Card Club on the Missouri, to Spriigi’s Emporium in Wheeling on the Ohio, and down to Big Nig’s in Memphis on the Mississippi.