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- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 3.99
Are you a snooker fan? Do you play regularly? Are you familiar with the rules and terminology of snooker? Would you like to know more about the professional players who make the game look so easy? If you answered yes to any of these questions you wont want to be without 101 Things You May Not Have Known About Snooker.Do you know how snooker got... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 11.27
When Alex Higgins' first manager, John McLaughlin, bestowed the nickname 'Hurricane Higgins' on the young, feisty snooker player he had no idea just how apt it was to prove over the next thirty years. Eye of the Hurricane details a sad but uplifting story of a man who had everything to play for but now has to play hard for anything he can get. It describes... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.68
After Hurricane Higgins crashed out of snooker's top league, Jimmmy White has been the `People's Champion' even though he never quite made the top World spot, pipped at the post in 1995 by Stephen Hendry, after missing one single black. Aged 16, White was the youngest player to win the English Amateur Championship. At 18, he won the World Amateur title.... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 18.32
Throughout its chequered history, snooker has had more than its fair share of heroes and villains, champions and chumps, rascals and rip-off artists. In the last 20 years, every sleazy scandal imaginable has attached itself to this raffish sport: corruption, match fixing, bribery, sex, recreational drugs, performance-enhancing drugs, ballot rigging,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 13.95
Pool-playing legend Jeanette Lee--"the Black Widow," who wears only black during tournaments and devours her opponents--explains every aspect of playing to win, from holding the cue to performing combination, kiss, and trick shots. Lee shows wannabe winners of every level how to compete intelligently, lose gracefully, win frequently, stay focused,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95
Fully illustrated with hundreds of drawings depicting nearly three hundred and fifty mind-boggling trick shots, Byrne?s Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards will teach you everything from the basic butterfly formation? to the most difficult and impressive shots. Robert Byrne has scoured classic sources from the past two hundred years as... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.95
Fully illustratedin color for the first time!with drawings of nearly 350 mind-boggling trick shots, Byrne?s Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards will teach you everything from the basic butterfly formation? to the most difficult and impressive shots. Robert Byrne will help novice and experienced players alike perfect their trick shots and... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 12.68
ERIC BRISTOW MBE is considered to be the greatest darts player of all time. He was an unmistakable figure on the oche during his 1980s heyday, and became renowned not just for the number of world titles he won but for his arrogance on stage and off it. In this candid account Bristow reveals how darts proved a salvation from his early life as a cat... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99
A riveting and dramatic account of a battle to reach the top in sport and a warning that -- no matter how successful you are -- you never know what's around the corner. When Graeme Dott won the World Snooker Championship in 2006 it should have been the highlight of his career. But Alex Lambie, his mentor and father-in-law, had cancer and only had months... more...