Byrne's New Standard Book of Pool and Billiards: 2nd Edition by Robert ByrneByrne's New Standard Book of Pool and Billiards: 2nd Edition by Robert Byrne

Byrne's New Standard Book of Pool and Billiards: 2nd Edition

byRobert Byrne

Paperback | February 1, 2001

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'The definitive work on pool and billiards' ( National Billiard News ) by champion player Robert Byrne

Now updated throughout and expanded with new material on strategy in eight- and nine-ball, trick shots, and billiard memorabilia, Byrne's New Standard Book of Pool and Billiards is the classic guide to cue games-complete with detailed diagrams and photographs to help improve play at every level.
Robert Byrne has won numerous tournaments including the National Senior and National Amateur tournaments in three-cushion billiards. Named best billiard writer" by Billiards Digest, his books and videos on pool have sold nearly a million copies. Inducted into the Billiard Congress of America's Hall of Fame in 2000, he lives in Dubuque,...
Title:Byrne's New Standard Book of Pool and Billiards: 2nd EditionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:432 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.84 inShipping dimensions:9 × 7 × 0.84 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0156005549

ISBN - 13:9780156005548


From Our Editors

From the foremost billiards writer comes this newly expanded and updated edition of the finest billiards instruction book around. 445 illustrations

Editorial Reviews

In the world of cue sticks and side pockets, this is the gospel, the 1998 revised, standard version of the 1978 bible. A champion player, indefatigable writer, and inexhaustible promoter of his sport, Byrne racks his book into two halves, the first a primer on pool, the second on three-cushion billiards. Beginning with the fundamentals, he goes on to run the table with lots of readable advice and detailed diagrams for how to play individual shots, including trick shots, strategies for eight- and nine-ball, and rules for the major pool games. Then it's on to billiards, where he banks from the fundamentals to the art of shot making and tactics for play at every level, touching on every conceivable cushion along the way.