The Pocket Book of Pocket Billiards: The Rack, the Rules-and a Working Pool Table (Paperback)
The snap of the cue, the crack of the balls, the satisfying thwack of sinking your shot: Its all the fun of pool, on a table that you can play anywhere, anytime. The diminutive, stable table is covered in a feltlike material, and even has an automatic return that collects the balls in a drawer below. The cue never needs chalking, and the whimsical bridge helps with those hard-to-reach shots. The book gives complete, easy-to-follow rules to a variety of games: classics like Eight Ball and Nine Ball, of course, and 141 Continuousthe legendary game of straight pool played by Fast Eddie and Minnesota Fats in The Hustler, and every other skilled pocket billiards playerbut also unusual games (Six Stroke, Convergence, Seven Ball, Bowlliards), and games the inventive author made up or adapted to play on the pool tableHockey, Tag, even Sharks & Minnows.
|Genre||SPORTS & RECREATION / Pool, Billiards, Snooker|
|Publisher Date||2011-05-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Workman Pub Co|
|Unit weight||0.8 lb|
|Subtitle||The Rack, the Rules-and a Working Pool Table|
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