Seven Games: A Human History by Oliver Roeder

Seven Games: A Human History

Oliver Roeder

nonfiction history adventurous informative medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2022

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A group biography of seven enduring and beloved games, and the story of why—and how—we play them. Checkers, backgammon, chess, and Go. Poker, Scrabble, and bridge. These seven games, ancient and modern, fascinate millions of people worldwide. In S...
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