Winner of the American Bridge Teachers' Association Book of the Year award in its original self-published edition, this book takes an entirely new approach to teaching bridge. It is intended to be a short first course on bridge for newcomers to the game. No prior experience with any card game is necessary, and the ideas are developed in short, easy steps. Gary Brown is a Canadian who w lives in Melbourne, where he runs the Brown School of Bridge. A successful tournament player, he is also an experienced high school teacher, and ideal background for his current profession. A regular columnist for two bridge magazines, he is already working on his next book.