The Bridge Bum: My Life and Play - Alan Sontag
Paperback, 208 pages
About the Book
The Bridge Bum is on everybody's list of the top ten bridge books ever written, and it's not hard to see why. It has everything, history, stories about the great players, Sontag's own fascinating hands, cheating, hustling, gambling and the glamor and grind of the bridge professional's life, and most of all the game itself, which Alan Sontag describes with such vigor and eloquence that it's easy to understand why he loves it so much.
This new edition brings back to life a classic that has been out of print for twenty years. It's revised and updated with new stories, new insights and perspectives, and the drama of Sontag's first world title win over the Italians in one of the closest matches of all time.
About the Author
Alan Sontag has won three World Team Championships and numerous National titles, and has also written a number of technical books on bidding and play. He will nevertheless be remembered in bridge history as the author of The Bridge Bum.