Byrne's Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Nov 1, 1983 - Games - 320 pages
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More than three hundred secrets and showstoppers, explained and diagrammed by a master player. “The most complete book on the subject I have ever come across. I especially like the historical notes”(Jimmy Caras, four-time World Champion). Diagrams, photographs, and line drawings.
 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vii
Ten Classic Shots 3
The overandunder shot 9
Ten Classic Variations 15
Wisdom of the Ancients 25
The relocation kissforward and
Fred Herrmanns slow collapse 42
Three great spit shots 48
Ivor Bransford rings the bell 156
The Great and the Near Great 169
A nice shot 174
Stroke Shots 183
J Howard Schoenmakers force
Hot Lips and Magic Fingers 195
A sweeping curveball 201
The eightball shot 206

Almost as Easy 59
Mosconis Hustler shot 65
Stymies Puzzles and Clusters 73
The rosebud obscured 79
Novelty Shots 87
The balltray bank 91
Shots with One Ball 111
Jump Shots 123
The twoball stack shot 129
Choice Inner Secrets 137
The impossible carom 142
INTRODUCTION 219
Abel Calderons feather 225
Time Shots 233
Crosstable rendezvous 239
Joe Plazonjas shot 246
Buds railfirst draw 264
Follow Shots 271
Masse Shots 283
BIBLIOGRAPHY 291
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About the author (1983)

Robert Byrne has won numerous tournaments including the National Senior and National Amateur tournaments in three-cushion billiards. Named "best billiard writer" by Billiards Digest , his books and videos on pool have sold nearly a million copies. Inducted into the Billiard Congress of America's Hall of Fame in 2000, he lives in Dubuque, Iowa.

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