y Switching Suits : The Year I Became a Poker Shark single work   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012
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'Clinical psychologist and mother of two Julie Braithwaite has a Glock pistol pointed at her head during an armed hold-up in a poker bar. After stumbling across a late-night episode of Celebrity Poker some months earlier, Julie′s conventional, middle-class life has taken a dramatic turn.


'Julie′s casual interest in poker quickly becomes a full-blown obsession, transporting her from Sydney′s leafy northern suburbs to exotic-dancer venues and bars littered around the city′s fringes. An unconventional cast of characters enters her life, including Bluffer Bill, Loose Cannon Mick and Hitman Rick. And Julie′s earlier aimlessness is replaced by a driving goal: become the poker champ of NSW. She has just twelve weeks to complete her quest - 184 tournaments - and a list of therapy clients who deserve her undivided attention.


'So join Julie as she takes us (and her bemused loved ones) on a collision course between two vastly different worlds.


'Switching suits has never been so frenetic!' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For my sons George and Sam

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2012 .
      Extent: 272p.
      ISBN: 9780732294496

Works about this Work

Flush with Her Novel Success Jenna Clarke , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 October 2012; (p. 8)
Flush with Her Novel Success Jenna Clarke , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 October 2012; (p. 8)
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