Gary Pomerantz: The Competitive Tensions in Marriage at the Bridge Table & Other Games
Competitive Tensions in Marriage at the Bridge Table and Other Games
Gary Pomerantz, Journalist; Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University; Author, The Devil’s Tickets
What can card games teach us about marital tensions in the 1920s and ’30s and today? Celebrated nonfiction author Pomerantz gives a richly detailed account of how bridge became a nationwide craze during the Depression and was even at the center of a sensational murder trial. Pomerantz will explore just why and how the game of tricks and trumps has endured.
Location: SF Club OfficeTime: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon programCost: MEMBERS FREE, $15 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)Also know: Underwriter: The Bernard Osher Foundation