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  Author Dwek, Joe
  Title Backgammon for Profit
  Cover Cover Cover
  Hardcover EditionSoftcover Edition
  Year 1975 (Hardcover) / 1976 (Softcover)
  Pages 191
  Publisher Stein and Day Publishers, Briarcliff Manor, NY
  Binding Hardcover (with dustjacket) / Softcover
  ISBN 0812819403 (Hardcover) / 0812823133 (Softcover)
  Language English
  Remarks One of the good books of its time. I recommend to read Jeremy Bagai's "Classic Backgammon Revisited" i.o.t. identify Dweks errors.
  Book Reviews "Aother great book with the power to turn beginners into solid intermediates, though never lauded to quite the same degree as Magriel's 'Backgammon'. Dwek covers much the same material as Magriel, albeit in a more conventional, problem-oriented rather than encyclopedic, manner. It has been decribed as a colloection of simple problems [..] In fact, many of the problems are far more complex than those found in the pristine, primary-color world of Magriel; and in fact, many of the solutions are in error. Still, Dwek's was certainly the most advanced and generally accurate book of its day.
Dwek and Magriel studied together shortly before they wrote their respective books, which may shed some light on why there is so much overlap between them." – Jeremy Bagai, in Classic Backgammon Revisited, March 2001

"Problems that would now be considered fairly basic. Almost all solutions are right. Tables of replies to opening moves show how badly people played in 1975." – Marty Storer in the backgammon FAQ of the newsgroup rec.games.backgammon, assembled by Mark Damish, March 1996