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    I'm new and had my Bukowski collection stolen twice...

    He's in prison--Lompoc--for bank robbery.
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    "Bucking the take" ?

    Ahh, now it's beginning to make sense... The one I have on hand, from The Bell Tolls for No One, it's true provenance is actually "Notes of a Dirty Old Man," L.A. Free Press, April 20, 1973. In it he writes: You might say that if you bet $2 nine times with a fifteen percent take, that you are...
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    I'm new and had my Bukowski collection stolen twice...

    A shady roomate. He stole a lot more, it's just incidental that it was within everything i owned.
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    "Bucking the take" ?

    I saw this in another poem long ago and now again, in The Bell Tolls for No One. I don't gamble or go to the horses, and googling it didn't give me a precise definition. Does anyone know what this means exactly, in the world of gambling?
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    I'm new and had my Bukowski collection stolen twice...

    So hopefully that makes someone feel better. Though, to be fair, I do like buying his stuff again. It helps Linda. I think.
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    Modern Day Bukowski Fangirl

    You didn't tell us the title of the book, so I'm going to take a guess: Love Is a Dog from Hell.
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