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Complete Idiot's Guide to Pool and Billiards, 2nd Edition (Complete Idiot's Guides)

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ISBN13: 9781592572878
ISBN10: 1592572871
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When it comes to billiards, we control the table.

Billiard games are some of the most popular pastimes in America, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Pool and Billiards is the most comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to the subject on the market today. This updated edition includes:

            •New sections on eight-ball and nine-ball—two of the most popular games

            •An all-new section of show-stopping trick shots anyone can do

            •Dozens of new photos and a completely updated resource section

            •Updated Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame

            •A new overview on the multi-million-dollar market for TV tournaments

 

Synopsis:

You're no idiot, of course. You know that "English" isn't just the name of a language, it's also the type of spin you use to control the cue ball in pool. But when it comes to racking them up, making a break shot, and sinking balls in the corner pocket, you feel like "English" is your second language. Don't hang up your cue stick yet! In her comprehensive book, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pool and Billiards, Ewa Mataya Laurance--one of the world,s most accomplished and mesmerizing players--gives you:

About the Author

Ewa Mataya Laurance is a world-class pro. Nominated for inclusion in the prestigious Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame, she has won numerous tournaments from London to Las Vegas, as well as in her native Sweden. She travels over 300 days a year attending tournaments and private events.

Thomas C. Shaw is managing editor of Pool and Billiards Magazine, and author of The Proprietors Manual: How to Open and Operate a Successful Billiard Room.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781592572878
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Subject:
Reference
Author:
Shaw, Thomas C.
Author:
Laurence, Ewa Matay
Author:
Laurance, Ewa Mataya
Subject:
Pool, Billiards, Snooker
Subject:
General Games
Subject:
Games-General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.06 x 7.4 x 1.03 in 1.5 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Reference » General
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"Synopsis" by , You're no idiot, of course. You know that "English" isn't just the name of a language, it's also the type of spin you use to control the cue ball in pool. But when it comes to racking them up, making a break shot, and sinking balls in the corner pocket, you feel like "English" is your second language. Don't hang up your cue stick yet! In her comprehensive book, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pool and Billiards, Ewa Mataya Laurance--one of the world,s most accomplished and mesmerizing players--gives you:
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