Bridge on a Shoestring

Bridge on a Shoestring

by Michael Schoenborn


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A fictionalized account of growing up as a bridge player in Toronto in the 1960s and 1970s, based closely on the author's own experiences. Great characters, great stories, great bridge hands - what more could you want?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781771400121
Publisher: Master Point Press
Publication date: 07/15/2014
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x (h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Schoenborn (Toronto) has represented Canada several times in world championships, having won both the Canadian Team Championships and the Canadian Senior Team Championships. While he has been a prolific contributor to bridge magazines in Canada over the years, this is his first book.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 The Hart House Bridge Club 11

2 Walking on the Wild Side 19

3 Short Suit Night at the Metro 35

4 Kate's 45

5 Three Minutes to Winning Bridge 59

6 A License to Steal 67

7 The Old Guy Comes to Hart House 77

8 Road Trip: The 1967 Summer Nationals 93

9 The Shoe Finds Love 103

10 The Kibitzer Sees Most of the Game 121

11 Looking for Mr. Goodbridge 135

12 The Stuff that Dreams Are Made Of… 147

13 The System 155

14 More Squeezes 169

15 Tomorrow, the World 181

16 The World at Last 197

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