WINNER - 2017 American Bridge Teachers Association Book of the Year Award
This wonderful text on defending for newcomers is structured around eight lessons, covering the things you really need to know.
Lesson 1: Opening Leads - The Basics
Lesson 2: Opening Leads - Objectives
Lesson 3: Opening Leads - Paying Attention to the Bidding
Lesson 4: Signaling in a Suit Contract
Lesson 5: More Signaling and Second-Hand Play
Lesson 6: Third Hand Play
Lesson 7: The Midgame: Discards, New and Old Suits
Lesson 8: Auction-Dependent Leads and Final Hands
Each lesson has lots of practical examples.