Re: RARA-AVIS: Mortal Nuts, Crais

From: a.n.smith (
Date: 08 Feb 2000

> But, the Mortal Nuts exactly describes what the book is about. It's a term
> that was derived from Immortal Nuts and refers to someone having the balls
> hang in there, on a big hand in poker. After reading the book, I've
> heard the term used in that context. Before I'd read it, though, it was
> unfamiliar. I think most good titles are a bit enigmatic, they get the
> potential reader wondering what the book might be about, at least enough
> pick the book up. That means they are that much closer to buying the

Ah, well. When I read it, I had no clue, and I don't remember it ever coming up un the book. I just thought it was weird and cool.

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