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Mah Jongg

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Publisher Comments:

The Chinese game of skill, luck, clattering tiles, and "100 intelligences" is more popular than ever with a growing cross-cultural audience. This handsomely illustrated pop culture celebration of the game the first of its kind traces mah-jongg's storied history from its roots in China through its immense popularity in the U.S. in the 1920s to its popularity in the Jewish community and resurgence among a whole new generation of players. Packed with information for experienced as well as beginning players, this invaluable book includes features on the meaning and beauty of the tiles; mah-jongg tournaments, cruises, and online play; crystal clear explanations of the basic rules for the American and traditional Chinese games; points of etiquette; a handy resource section; and recipes for Chinese and Jewish food to nibble while players pung, chow, and kong.

About the Author

Christina Cavallaro was first exposed to mah-jongg while performing as a cabaret singer in Asia. She lives in San Francisco.
Anita Luu's grandfather taught her to play mah-jongg before she was old enough to tie her own shoes. Now a partner at Affiche Design, she lives in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811847339
Author:
Cavallaro, Christina
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Author:
Luu, Anita
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mah jong
Subject:
Games-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
6.94x5.26x.82 in. .89 lbs.

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