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Hearts West

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Author: Chris Enss
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762751649
Size: 22.82 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 128
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Complete with actual advertisements from both women seeking husbands and males seeking brides, Hearts West includes twelve stories of courageous mail order brides and their exploits. Some were fortunate enough to marry good men and live happily ever after; still others found themselves in desperate situations that robbed them of their youth and sometimes their lives. Desperate to strike it rich during the Gold Rush, men sacrificed many creature comforts. Only after they arrived did some of them realize how much they missed female companionship. One way for men living on the frontier to meet women was through subscriptions to heart-and-hand clubs. The men received newspapers with information, and sometimes photographs, about women, with whom they corresponded. Eventually, a man might convince a woman to join him in the West, and in matrimony. Social status, political connections, money, companionship, or security were often considered more than love in these arrangements.

The Book Of Card Games

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Author: Peter Arnold
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Publishing
ISBN: 9781566199506
Size: 55.40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Card games
Languages : en
Pages : 279
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"The object of this new book is to explain how to play the world's best card games as clearly as possible. Technical terms have been kept to a minimum and defined as they arise, and example deals have been used where appropriate"--Book jacket.

Problem Solving And Thinking Skills Resources For Able And Talented Children

Problem Solving and Thinking Skills Resources for Able and Talented Children PDF

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Author: Barry Teare
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 185539071X
Size: 13.53 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 244
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With curriculum links across a range of subjects, this book is intended for use in normal lessons, enrichment activities, for homework, on thinking skills courses, as competitions or as activities for extracurricular clubs or societies. Written with busy teachers in mind, it includes helpful resources.

His Heart S Desire

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Author: Ellen Olney Kirk
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 69.34 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Families
Languages : en
Pages : 417
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The Art Of Card Reading At Bridge

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Author: Fred L. Karpin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486217876
Size: 80.12 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Games
Languages : en
Pages : 232
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This book addresses players of intermediate calibre who seek the inspiration or advantage that will catapult their play and ranking to peak heights. Karpin, a Life Master known as the first contemporary advocate of 4-3-2-1- point-count bidding, has taught the advantage to over 30,000 pupils, and to many more through his numerous, clearly written books.

Duplicate Bridge

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Author: Alfred Sheinwold
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486227412
Size: 68.95 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Games & Activities
Languages : en
Pages : 158
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The novice and eager-to-learn player will find this book an indispensable guide, and the more seasoned tournament will find this an invaluable source of tips and pointers on bidding and playing. For both, Sheinwold makes tournament play appealing and challenging. It won't be long before his readers score "top on the board" in Duplicate competition.

Country Life

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Size: 38.35 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Art
Languages : en
Pages :
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Conventional Wisdom Plus A Comprehensive Guide To Modern Bridge Conventions

Conventional Wisdom Plus a Comprehensive Guide to Modern Bridge Conventions PDF

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Author: Jean J. Reaves
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438956681
Size: 56.51 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Games
Languages : en
Pages : 240
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Contract Bridge

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Author: Alan F. Truscott
Publisher: Frederick Fell Publishers
ISBN: 9780883910634
Size: 14.84 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Games & Activities
Languages : en
Pages : 118
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This is a world-class bridge book that will suit your every need. You will learn everything from the basics, to the complex, and all of the elements of bidding, play defense, and more.

Misplay These Hands With Me

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Author: Mark Horton
Publisher: Master Point Press
ISBN: 9781897106280
Size: 38.54 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Games & Activities
Languages : en
Pages : 208
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The late Terence Reese, perhaps the greatest bridge writer of all time, introduce the "over-the-shoulder" style of bridge writing in his classic "Play These Hands With Me". In this wry homage to the master, Horton leads the reader through a plausibly logical line of play on each instructive deal, but usually a line that ends in failure. In each post-mortem, the "expert" realizes how he could have improved on his play, and (usually) made his contract. The deals are all from top-class events, which prove to be a remarkably fertile source of such material. A book filled with subtle humor and great bridge.

Fill These Hearts

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Author: Christopher West
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 0307987140
Size: 48.91 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 224
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The bestselling author, speaker, and teacher of John Paul II's Theology of the Body explores the yearning we all have for God and each other. Fill These Hearts is a book about desire. Not trivial wants or superficial cravings, but the most vital powers of body and soul, sexuality and spirituality, that haunt us and compel us on our search for something. Weaving life-altering lessons together from classical and contemporary art, pop music, movies, and the Christian mystical tradition, popular theologian Christopher West explores the ancient but largely forgotten idea that the restless, erotic yearnings we feel in both our bodies and our spirits reveal the cry of our hearts for God. Along the way, West blows the lid off the idea of Christianity as a repressive, anti-sex religion by demonstrating that Christ came to stretch and inflame our desire for love and union to the point of infinity. From the Hardcover edition.

Countdown To Winning Bridge

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Author: Tim Bourke
Publisher: Master Point Press
ISBN: 9781894154055
Size: 64.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Games & Activities
Languages : en
Pages : 214
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Did you ever notice how the bridge experts always seem to know where every card is? How their finesses always seem to succeed? How their guesses are nearly always perfect? This book won't teach you to play quite that well, but it will introduce you to some very simple techniques that the experts use on play and defense. As declarer or defender, counting the hand is the one thing that will help you the most. But how do you keep track of all those cards? This book will show you how - explaining the tricks of the trade, and helping anyone who can count to thirteen to become a much better player. Full of practical examples of how to apply the information you get from counting, this book is sure to improve your game.

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