Beating The Odds: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Sports Handicapper

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Skyhorse Publishing, Inc
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2009
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The incredible rags-to-riches-to-rags-to-riches true life story of acclaimed sports tout Brandon Lang, subject of the motion picture Two for the Money (Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey). Beating the Odds describes in vivid, colorful detail Lang’s rise from small time sports-phone tout to big time national exposure, his dramatic fall, and his subsequent rebirth in the internet age. Also describes the series of improbable events, while working as a golf caddie in Los Angeles, that eventually led Lang to the optioning of his story to Hollywood and the making of Two for the Money.
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The incredible rags-to-riches-to-rags-to-riches true-life story of acclaimed handicapper Brandon Lang, subject of the motion picture Two for the Money (starring Al Pacino and Matthew McConaughey), Beating the Odds describes in colorful detail Lang's rise from small-time sports-phone tout to big time national exposure, his dramatic fall, and his subsequent rebirth in the Internet age. The book also describes the series of improbable events, which took place while he was working as a golf caddie in Los Angeles, that eventually led Lang to the optioning of his story to Hollywood and the making of Two for the Money.

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