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Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Evolution of Bid Whist: 150 Years in the Growth of an African American Tradition

Evolution of Bid Whist by Ronald L. Allen

Bookcover and author, Ronald L. Allen

NationwideThe Evolution of Bid Whist: 150 Years in the Growth of an African American Tradition by Ronald L. Allen is “…the definitive book on Bid Whist with its inclusion of the game’s origins and history, rules, its variations and changes, and strategies for individual improvement as a Bid Whist player.”

The Evolution of Bid Whist is an authoritative book that contains the most comprehensive information ever published on the subject of Bid Whist. It covers every aspect of the game from its origin and growth period to its American expansion into international popularity in the 21st century. Trace Bid Whist’s development and evolution from slavery in America, The Civil War, Jim Crow, The Great Migration, and the Civil Rights Era, into the present age of computor technology and online playing.

The book includes many little-known facts about the game and addresses many of the myths created by erroneous information about Bid Whist. The book includes many tips and techniques to help both beginners and experienced players to improve their playing skills. Several humorous stories, historic photos, charts, and illustrations are included to stimulate the reader’s imagination on the fun and enjoyment of Bid Whist.

Author Ronald L. Allen is an avid and skillful Bid Whist player with over 55 years of experience playing Bid Whist. Allen is highly respected among Bid Whist players across the nation, having won many tournaments over the years. He is a former high school teacher and retired insurance CEO with prior investigative training as a claims adjuster. He combines his extensive knowledge of the game with his investigative research skills to provide a thorough inspection and review of the truths and myths surrounding the history of Bid Whist.

The Evolution of Bid Whist: 150 Years in the Growth of an African American Tradition
By Ronald L. Allen
Release Date: December 2014
Paperback, 160 pages, 6×9, trade paper
ISBN 13: 978-1-939654-8-0
Publisher: Life To Legacy, LLC, Orland Park, IL
Available at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, Books-a-Million.com, Indie Books.com and more
Also available for the: Kindle, Nook, iPhone / iPad, and Google

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