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The Great Bridge Scandal

£16.99

Product description

Black cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the front and the spine. Some wear on the covers around the edges of the spine. Tanning on the pastedowns and endpapers. The dust jacket spine is sunned and the back is tanned; the edges show some wear along the top and at the base of the spine, there are small tears at the front corners and near the top of the spine.

Newspaper headlines stunned the world of Bridge in May 1965 when they revealed that one of the most famous partnerships in the history of the game had been accused of cheating. The pair were suspended from the World Championship tournament in Buenos Aires and found guilty by the World Bridge Federation. Back in England a British tribunal then found them guilty on a basis of reasonable doubt.

The author of this book was deeply involved in this astounding case and produced this electrifying account of the tangled tragedy. The full fascinating story of the clouded cause celebre is told here.

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Author(s):
Truscott, Alan
Condition:
Good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Yarborough Press

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Black cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the front and the spine. Some wear on the covers around the edges of the spine. Tanning on the pastedowns and endpapers. The dust jacket spine is sunned and the back is tanned; the edges show some wear along the top and at the base of the spine, there are small tears at the front corners and near the top of the spine.

Newspaper headlines stunned the world of Bridge in May 1965 when they revealed that one of the most famous partnerships in the history of the game had been accused of cheating. The pair were suspended from the World Championship tournament in Buenos Aires and found guilty by the World Bridge Federation. Back in England a British tribunal then found them guilty on a basis of reasonable doubt.

The author of this book was deeply involved in this astounding case and produced this electrifying account of the tangled tragedy. The full fascinating story of the clouded cause celebre is told here.

Author(s):
Truscott, Alan
Condition:
Good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Yarborough Press

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