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A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg

How to Play the Game & Win

June 15, 2007 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780804838788
$22.95
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Description

Learn the fascinating game of American Mahjong with this expert guide.

This affordable best-selling book is one of the only available game strategy guides specifically geared toward American Mahjong (Mah Jongg) and follows the official National Mah Jongg League rules. Offering first-time players an easy-to-follow guide to this complex game, A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg includes simple, easy-to-follow instructions and clear diagrams to walk the reader through each step of the game, including how to select a hand, how to play and how to develop winning strategies. A key feature is the color text which shows various hands and tiles.

This Mahjong guide includes:
  • Step-by-step instructions for gameplay.
  • Hands-on "Do It" exercises
  • Tips and quizzes for natural learning
  • Mahjong background and history
  • An explanation of tile symbolism
  • Glossary of Mahjong terms

A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg is the perfect guide for all skill levels to learn Mahjong--from Mahjong beginners to pros.

About this Author

Elaine Sandberg was a Mah Jongg instructor for many years. She taught American Mah Jongg for Holland America Cruise Lines and classes in the Los Angeles area.

ISBN: 9780804838788
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 128
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Published: 2007-06-15

$18.99

Reviews

"Clearly written and well illustrated with numerous examples. Any American public library serving a community with active mah jongg groups will want Sandberg's book." --Library Journal

"Finally, novices have a tool to help them through the learning curve...Armed with the knowledge gained from this book, you can join a game with other players, confident that you are up to the challenge." --Tom Sloper, Game designer and producer; International Mah Jongg Consultant

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