The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker

Louis Sachar.

In this enlightening novel about the human condition from the bestselling author of "Holes," readers follow Alton Richards' wry observations about what he encounters as he deals with his blind Uncle Trapp, the world of bridge, and his parents' pushy goals.


David HealeyPosted October 6, 2010

When I was a kid, my grandmother played card games with us on rainy days at the beach. She dealt a mean game of Old Maid and Crazy Eights, but Bridge was her real passion. That's why I was drawn to Louis Sachar's new novel, The Cardturner, which is a...

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