Published March 1994
by Faber & Faber .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
A fifty-year-old Bridge game provides an unexpected way to cross the generational divide between a daughter and her mother. Betsy Lerner takes us on a powerfully personal literary journey, where we learn a little about Bridge and a lot about life. Synopsis: BridgeHands invites you to order now from its Affiliate: Alert: Before ordering, please validate the book (Name, Author, etc) to ensure the Affiliate book distributor is providing you the correct product. BridgeHands assumes no responsibility for orders though Affiliate distributor; you and your Affiliate are responsible for ordering, sales, shipping, billing and service. Through her friendships with the ladies, she is finally able to face years of misunderstandings and family tragedy, the Bridge table becoming the common ground she and Roz never had. By turns darkly funny and deeply moving, The Bridge Ladies is the unforgettable story of a hard-won - but never-too-late - bond between mother and daughter. “Five Weeks to Winning Bridge” is the book most frequently recommended and most often read by beginning bridge players. It is divided into 35 chapters, one for each day of the week over a seven week period. Each chapter is about 15 pages long, enough for a /5(44).
The Bridge Ladies reminded me of Tuesdays with Morrie, except it takes place on Mondays and has five Morries. Exquisitely written, in this book are portraits of five women whose like we won’t see again. I devoured it in one greedy sitting, and started re-reading as soon as I finished. Will Schwalbe. A searching, funny, warm memoir/5(6). A fifty-year-old Bridge game provides an unexpected way to cross the generational divide between a daughter and her mother. Betsy Lerner takes us on a powerfully personal literary journey, where we learn a little about Bridge and a lot about life. The Bridge Ladies is a memoir of Betsy Lerner's time spent getting to know the women of her mother's bridge club. Although she had grown up around these women (the club has gone on for nearly 50 years) she feels that she has not penetrated the emotional heart of the club/5. The bombs were falling on Britain when S. J. Simon sat down to write Why You Lose at Bridge and I imagine he was finding it a challenge to keep his mind occupied, what with his regular partners getting drawn into war work. (A pity, really, as bridge is such a wonderful distraction. When you're playing a hand, particularly a dicey one in a contract that you bid, nothing else matters/5.
They have established an enviable record and have amassed several thousand master points in local, regional and national events. They have also taught advanced bridge in the Washington, DC area, a course based on the winning ways of the experts. In this book they share those winning ways with you/5(25). Best of Bridge cookbooks, founded 40 years ago by a group of women who played bridge together, is now one of Canada's most popular line of . Was so looking forward to reading this book, based on its idea of 4 ladies who have gathered to play bridge for the last 30 odd years. Instead what took place, was a woman's (author) own self-indulgent story about the relationship with her mother. Teaspoon of cement, move on and re-write the book!/5(). Appealing is the word that kept recurring in my mind as I read literary agent and author Betsy Lerner's memoir of getting to know her mother's circle of .