It consists of two sections, the first is on standard pocket billiards, which makes up the majority of the book. This section consists of fundamentals, rules, general strategy, and the real gem-- the shots. There are so many shots here that are so valuable at the pool table.
The second section is on three cushion billiards, and though it is not the bulk of the book, it is certainly dense with knowledge. If one is looking to learn 3 cushion billiards game, not only will they learn shots, but they will also learn the strategy-- which is not so obvious to most people. It also contains multiple kicking systems that really come in handy when playing standard pool or pocket billiards.
Overall, this book is really a must have. As a beginner, this will make up for years of experience at the table. And as an advanced player, it contains much wisdom and plenty of specialty shots for those tough situations.
Check it out on Amazon here: Byrne's New Standard of Pool and Billiards