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The Mental Game of Poker

By Jared Tendler,Barry Carter
  • ISBN Code: : 0983959722
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The Penguin Book of Card Games is the authoritative up-to-date compendium, describing an abundance of games to be played both for fun and by serious players. Auctions, trumpless hands, cross-ruffing and lurching: card players have a language all of their own. From games of high skill (Bridge) to games of high chance (Newmarket) to trick-taking (Whist) and banking (Pontoon), David Parlett, seasoned specialist in card games, takes us masterfully through the countless games to choose from. Not content to merely show us games with the conventional fifty-two card pack, Parlett covers many games played with other types of cards - are you brave enough to play with Tarot? With a 'working description' of each game, with the rules, variations and origins of each, as well as an appendix of games invented by the author himself, The Penguin Book of Card Games will delight, entertain and inform both the novice and the seasoned player.

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Romping through crooked games, dodgy players, exotic venues and incredible hands, 'Poker's Strangest Hands' celebrates the strange history of Poker's most celebrated tournament, its World Championship event and the characters who have graced it with their presence, compiles some of the strangest things said about the game and fully records the details of the strangest Poker Year yet, 2006. The Poker world is divided between those who believe the game to be the most skilled contest ever devised, and those who believe that success in the game relies on pure luck. Sharpe's thorough excavations through long forgotten archives of the game have uncovered the first ever Poker cheat, who was literally making a spectacle of himself in 1829; has unearthed the game which reportedly lasted for 24 years; exposed the US President who gambled away the White House crockery; and discovered that a certain member of the Royal family was very much amused by Poker. Whatever your view this book will appeal to the novice player who can barely tell his flops from his nuts, and equally to the connoisseur of the subtleties of Poker who has developed and matured his or her skills over many years.

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In the United States of the 1950s, there is peace, prosperity, and the American Dream. Aiming to claim their fair share of it, Taylor and Esther Payne begin their lives as a married couple in the haven of Haverly Street in Greenwich Village, New York. Here they can have their love and their license, and though their journey is one of love and trust, it is not without its challenges. As a Negro woman, Esther learns to live in Taylor’s white world no longer as his housekeeper but as his wife. In addition to the social conventions that are still against them, even in New York, Esther fears that their marriage has exacerbated the distance between Taylor and his family. Taylor won’t talk about it. He is dismissive of his sister and uncle, but Esther is haunted by their absence. She yearns for their family to be whole—but what she learns in the process may endanger their happiness permanently. Set in New York in the 1950s, this novel tells the story of a bold passion between two newly married people as they change their ways for the sake of love.

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The author, at age 60-something, decided she was ready to do tackle something different, somewhere completely different. This book recounts the school year she spent in Kabul, teaching at the American University of Afghanistan. She tells of her life at the school, in the guesthouse, and out and about in the city—all within the security parameters necessary in a war zone. Life with the threat of kidnapping and bombings was not so easy.

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  • Total of Pages : 328
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 895
  • Pdf File: the-price-of-love-and-other-stories.pdf

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A dozen of the very best mystery stories from crime-fiction’s maestro, including one brand new Inspector Banks story. Best known — and much admired — for his long-running and bestselling Inspector Banks series, Peter Robinson is also widely and highly praised by mystery mavens for his riveting short stories. Robinson’s versatile talent is on full display in the twelve stories that comprise his latest short story collection, The Price of Love and Other Stories. Spellbinding plots, suspense that grips and won’t let go, utterly unpredictable twists, psychological truths both sweet and scary, characters you’d like to meet (and some you’d hope never to encounter), all set in places that are characters themselves — these are the fundamentals of story and mystery that Robinson plays like the virtuoso he is.

Fair Game

By Monica Murphy
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : EM Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 350
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 889
  • Pdf File: fair-game.pdf

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When you become the poker prize, all bets are off... Jade Frost thought she was going on a date with her boyfriend--not to his poker game. She really didn’t expect that weasel to throw her in the pot. Then he had the nerve to lose. Talk about the perfect excuse for Jade to make him her ex-boyfriend. She wasn’t quick enough, though. Before she knows it, a frat boy wins the hand--and her. Shep Prescott is extremely handsome and richer than sin, but he doesn’t own her. It was just a game, after all. No matter how disinterested she acts, no matter how rudely she rejects his advances, he keeps coming back. Maybe even more than before. He could have anything he wants, but she’s the only prize he’s after. When she finds herself starting to fall for him, Jade’s confused. There’s more to Shep than the carefree player he shows the world. So is he ready to win her for real, or will she call his bluff? **Due to mature situations and language, recommended for readers 17 and older** Book 1 in the new adult/contemporary romance series THE RULES.

Remember to Love

By Gery Ohanian
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 9781462864843
  • Total of Pages : 349
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 895
  • Pdf File: remember-to-love.pdf

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Let Me Perish From Starvation's Love

By Limelight
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Book Code : 1649579446
  • Total of Pages : 126
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 681
  • Pdf File: let-me-perish-from-starvation-s-love.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Let Me Perish From Starvation's Love By: Limelight When Limelight’s mind goes a-wandering, look out! From uproariously funny to tragic, this collection of short stories and poems will have you scratching your skull and wondering what kind of person can come up with these weird, wacky words. LET ME PERISH FROM STARVATION’S LOVE will surely keep you entertained and, ultimately, expose you to seeing the world in a new light.

Secrets of the Monarch

By Allison DuBois
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1416571612
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 326
  • Pdf File: secrets-of-the-monarch.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Life lessons from those who know best -- the dead: Allison DuBois shares insights on how you can live your legacy today. Known as the inspiration for the hit television show Medium, Allison DuBois lives in a world few of us ever glimpse. She can see what is on both sides of the thin line between life and death, and she regularly encounters spirits who have passed. As part of her life's work, she comforts families who have tragically lost their sons and daughters, helps authorities find dangerous criminals, and locates missing persons. But, like all of us, her first job is being a dedicated member of her family, a treasured friend, and a guiding light to her three daughters. Like the monarch butterfly, whose survival as a species depends on its predecessors' actions several generations before, everyone is influenced by their ancestors. But it is up to individuals, Allison says, to create their own legacies and pass the fire and passion in their lives to their children, their children's children, and the generations beyond. In Secrets of the Monarch, Allison passes on important life lessons she's learned through communicating with the dead. If you want to understand life, Allison teaches, you must understand death. You already know the ending of your story, so make it the best tale you can -- while you can. Everyone is part of a bigger story, but by making the most of your life every day, you can positively affect that story. Some aspects of life and death are leaps of faith. But others are conscious choices that we can make to better our lives and those of future generations. With insightful teachings on both family relationships and friendships, as well as how she herself is inspired to live better tomorrow than she has today, Allison DuBois shows how each of us can make our lives a true masterpiece.

How to Talk Minnesotan

By Howard Mohr
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101615486
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Humor
  • Members : 847
  • Pdf File: how-to-talk-minnesotan.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A revised edition of the hilarious Minnesotan culture guide from a former writer for A Prairie Home Companion Fans of the Minnesota-set movie Fargo will love this uproarious culture guide to all-things Minnesotan. With his dry wit and distinctive voice, Howard Mohr won millions of fans across the country on Garrison Keillor’s radio show A Prairie Home Companion. His popular commercials and ad spots, including one for “Minnesota Language Systems,” became the best of the best of Minnesota humor. Now, Mohr has updated his classic guide, How to Talk Minnesotan, to advise visitors on the use of Twitter and Facebook, cell phone etiquette, and more while in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. “Ranging in flavor from satiric pungency to lunatic lusciousness, this is glorious, uproarious humor. Or as they say in Minnesota, ‘a heckuva deal, you bet.’”—Booklist

All In

By Geoff Graber
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062041479
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Games & Activities
  • Members : 586
  • Pdf File: all-in.pdf

Book Short Summary:

All In: Poker Night Lessons for Winning Big at Your Career goes beyond any of the other bestselling poker books on the market and at last tells you how to put your poker playing skills to use in the business world. What if the rules and strategies of poker were the same as those use in your real life? What if your real life were an exciting game filled with challenging opponents and chances to win big? What if your job was as much fun as your weekly poker game? Well, it can be - and All in will show you how. With this book you'll learn how to: know the rules and know your opponent; define your playing style and leave your emotions at the door; make the most out of a great hand and minimize your mistakes; know when and how to bluff, and know when you're beat; and always keep them guessing, and know when to go all in! The modern-day world of corporate politics is very similar to poker. It's a game where anticipating your opponent's next move and making educated guesses at the cards they hold in their hand is just as important as knowing how to play your own hand and having a strategy for how you want to be perceived by others. All you have to know are the basic rules of the game to benefit from this book. Its theories and ideas can be applied to all facets of the business world. From the student to the CEO, anyone who is looking for a way to take control of their career and have fun while doing it will benefit from this book.

Product Management in Practice

By Matt LeMay
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Book Code : 109811969X
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 978
  • Pdf File: product-management-in-practice.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Product management has become a critical function for modern organizations, from small startups to corporate enterprises. And yet, the day-to-day work of product management remains largely misunderstood. In theory, product managers are high-flying visionaries who build products that people love. In practice, they're hard-working facilitators who bring clarity and focus to their teams. In this thoroughly revised and expanded edition, Matt LeMay provides real-world guidance for current and aspiring product managers. Updated for the era of remote and hybrid work, this book provides actionable answers to product management's most persistent and confounding questions, starting with: What exactly am I supposed to do all day? With this book, you'll learn: What the day-to-day work of product management entails--and how to excel at it Why no job title or description will resolve the ambiguity of your role How to bridge the false dichotomy between "strategy" and "execution" Why the temptation to focus on decks and documentation can be bad for your team (and for you) How to prioritize your time and pick your battles

When Any Kind of Love Will Do

By Elisabeth Amaral
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 0595875939
  • Total of Pages : 158
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 404
  • Pdf File: when-any-kind-of-love-will-do.pdf

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"Liz Amaral is an original, both in her writing and her life. In these stories, you will find delight, horror, comedy, and love, and most of all, surprise. You will be confronted by your own darkness-the boogeymen who hide within you-and by your own humanity. This is a book you will not be able to put down. Hold on-it's a great ride." -Kathrin Seitz, author and producer Reflecting the common longing to be loved, amid the strangeness, humor and unpredictability of the world, When Any Kind of Love Will Do contains stories and memories from hidden corners of the soul. Meet a woman who bought a loft whose blood-soaked walls make her feel right at home. Read about a witness to a brutal murder who exacts her own revenge. Inhabit the minds of three young people in Manhattan's West Village who search for meaning in their lives, and see into the mind of a killer and his victim. These thrilling and imaginative stories tap into our deepest longings and reveal visions of the world that are bewildering, disturbing, or downright hilarious.