Beginning Bridge

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Master Point Press, Jun 1, 2008 - Games - 208 pages
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Written for complete beginners, this book is based on material that Barbara Seagram uses in her own classes to introduce hundreds of new players to the game every year. The book will take readers to the point where they can enjoy a social game with friends or begin to explore their local bridge club.
 

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I have been teaching from this book for several years. It's a great book for beginners. Some people need to take the course twice to learn all of it. All of our students must buy the book. We live in an over 55 community and our lessons are free. In order to teach them to play with one another, we won't change books until we can't get this one anymore.
On the left it stated that no ebooks were available. They are, in fact, available in 3 different formats, all from Barbara Seagram's website.
 

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Contents

Opening the Bidding
19
More About Bidding
37
Responding to Opening Bids With Stronger Hands
55
Openers Rebid
73
Notrump Bidding
93
Improving Notrump Auctions
113
Competing in the Bidding
129
The Takeout Double
145
The Big Hand
163
Preemptive Bidding
181
Appendix
201
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About the author (2008)

Linda Lee is an editor & writer for "The New York Times". She frequently contributes to the Style, Arts & Leisure, & Business sections. The article she wrote for the Education Life supplement in 1998 entitled "What's the Rush? Why College Can Wait" generated an enormous amount of mail. In addition to the more than eighty articles she has written for the "Times", Lee is the author of several books. She lives in New York City.

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