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The lone Wolff : autobiography of a bridge maverick

Author: Bobby Wolff
Publisher: Toronto : Master Point Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an author who has been there and seen it all. As a multiple world champion, and former president of the World Bridge Federation, no one is better placed to discuss the big issues that face the game today. He can talk authoritatively about cheating at the top levels of the game, destructive bidding systems, sponsorship, professional players, and the other big issues - and he does. He opens the closets of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Bobby Wolff; Bobby Wolff
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bobby Wolff
ISBN: 9781897106372 1897106378
OCLC Number: 182040353
Description: vii, 287 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Bobby Wolff.

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This is an author who has been there and seen it all. As a multiple world champion, and former president of the World Bridge Federation, no one is better placed to discuss the big issues that face the game today. He can talk authoritatively about cheating at the top levels of the game, destructive bidding systems, sponsorship, professional players, and the other big issues - and he does. He opens the closets of the bridge world, and shows us the skeletons inside that no one wants to talk about. Wolff names names: as the title implies, he has always been prepared to call a spade and let the chips fall where they may. Wolff describes his own life and career in bridge with a brutally honest and emotional appraisal. This book will receive major review attention, and will be as controversial as one would expect a book from this author to be.

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