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What is meant by the title "The Color of Money"?

In the novel, Tevis writes: His skill on the arena of green cloth—cloth that was itself the color of money—could never be only pretense. So the idea is making the connection between the green baize ...
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What is meant by the title "The Color of Money"?

Hosek is right, but further connotations of the color of money refer to the fact that profit and gain are powerful, perhaps the most powerful, driving forces behind human behaviour (often at its worst)...
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What is meant by the title "The Color of Money"?

D. A. Hosek's quote from the novel is interesting and relevant, but fails to note that it riffing on an old phrase. The Colour of Money The colour of money is a phrase that is often used in the ...
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