An Unauthorized Look at Scrabble and the People Who Play It

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Charts the development of competitive Scrabble in North America and the control exerted by the holder of the game's trademark, Hasbro. Through more than 100 interviews, readers follow the evolution of the popular boardgame from the hustler-populated game rooms of New York in the 60s to the 2004 National Championship. Letterati examines the foundation of the game, the best players and the trademark. The examinations of the Scrabble club scene gives a flavour of the game and concludes with a look at how the game has been controlled by its various owners.
Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781550228281
Branch Call Number: 793.734 MCC
Characteristics: xvi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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