Titolo: Bridge's Strangest Hands: Extraordinary But ...
Casa editrice: Robson Books
Data di pubblicazione: 2003
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9781861055651-3
Riassunto: This collection of oddities shows how Contract Bridge has played its part in embezzlement, murder, suicide, kidnapping, imprisonment and battle. The stories feature similar hands to those of bridge - the complete misfit, the two-way slam and men against women - while others, like 'Thirteen Spades' and 'The Raspberry Jam Conundrum', are closer to fantasy. Adaptations of the game, such as Nullo Bridge and Egdirb, are also included. Every hand in this book is a winner. Unless, of course, you were the player who was dealt thirteen hearts but bid diamonds by mistake.
L'autore: Andrew Ward is a freelance writer whose numerous books include Kicking & Screaming and I'm On Me Mobile. He created Robson's 'Strangest' series with books on football, cricket, horseracing and golf, and he has now turned his attention to Contract Bridge. He has been playing bridge for 35 years.
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