A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg (Paperback)

How to Play the Game & Win

By Elaine Sandberg, Tom Sloper (Foreword by)

Tuttle Publishing, 9780804838788, 124pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 2007

List Price: 16.95*
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Description

Learn the fascinating game of American Mahjong with this expert guide.

This affordable best-selling book is the only available game strategy guide that is specifically geared toward American Mahjong (Mah Jongg) and follows the official National Mah Jongg League rules. Offering first-time players an easy-to-follow guide to this complex game, A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg includes simple, easy-to-follow instructions and clear diagrams to walk the reader through each step of the game, including how to select a hand, how to play and how to develop winning strategies. A key feature is the color text which shows various hands and tiles.

This Mahjong guide includes:
  • Step-by-step instructions for gameplay.
  • Hands-on "Do It" exercises
  • Tips and quizzes for natural learning
  • Mahjong background and history
  • An explanation of tile symbolism
  • Glossary of Mahjong terms
A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg is the perfect guide for all skill levels to learn Mahjong--from Mahjong beginners to pros.


About the Author

Elaine Sandberg has been a Mah Jongg instructor for many years. She has taught American Mah Jongg for Holland America Cruise Lines and currently teaches classes in the Los Angeles area.


Praise For A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg: How to Play the Game & Win

"Clearly written and well illustrated with numerous examples. Any American public library serving a community with active mah jongg groups will want Sandberg's."—Library Journal