Bridge the Silver Way
by: David Silver and Tim Bourke
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This new collection of David Silver's humorous bridge stories will be welcomed by his many fans around the world. This time with the assistance of Australian bridge hand connoisseur and collector Tim Bourke, the redoubtable Professor Silver again ventures into the realms of literary parody. Astute readers will recognize versions of the works of Hemingway, Dickens, and other literary giants, while movie buffs will enjoy the bridge versions of Citizen Kane, Casablanca, and Star Trek: TNG. And when the professor takes on Death himself in the ultimate post-mortem analysis, you just know who's going to come out a winner.
"Every book by Silver has a golden lining"
— Toronto Star
— New York Times
David Silver (1935-2017) is known for his hilarious tales of life as an educator, and for literary classics retold in a bridge setting. For more than twenty years, his wickedly witty bridge writings have appeared in the page of such publications as The New York Times, the ACBL Bulletin, The Kibitzer, and Canadian Master Point.
Tim Bourke is a world-renowned collector and creator of interesting bridge
hands, which he regularly supplies to authors such as David Bird and David
Silver. He also personally owns what is probably the world's largest bridge
library and is often consulted as an expert on matters of bridge
bibliography. He lives with his wife Margaret, an Australian international
player, in Canberra, Australia.
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 29 July, 2009.