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A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg: How to Play the Game & Win (Paperback)

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By Elaine Sandberg, Tom Sloper (Foreword by)
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Description


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

This affordable best-selling book is the only available game strategy guide that is 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 the Author


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

Praise For…


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



Product Details
ISBN: 9780804838788
ISBN-10: 080483878X
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication Date: June 15th, 2007
Pages: 124
Language: English