Kicking off a new series of concise, easy-to-follow game books, HarperEssentials presents this guide to the most popular and entertaining card games, complete with instructions, photos and illustrations, and play-by-play diagrams. Original.
Card playing has been a popular pastime for more than five hundred years — and there is still no better way to bring a family together. This compact yet comprehensive volume contains the rules and strategies for a wealth of fun and action-packed card games that the entire household can enjoy — from bridge to go fish to pinochle to skat. No matter if your preference runs to the challenging or to the zany, there is something for everyone in these pages, expert player and novice alike. Get ready to start dealing
More than sixty family-friendly games
Games specifically designed for children
Long-time favorites and little-known gems
A useful glossary of card-playing terms
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