How To Rick Rope by Clare Johnson - Paperback / 320 Pages. Author Clare Johnson spent 10 years writing this book which is now called the "Bible of Trick Roping." This in-depth book includes Clare's hand-drawn sketches and easy-to-follow directions. Cotton, Poly and Maguey roping are covered from start to finish of each trick. Chapters on the history of roping and roping today. If you're a performer in a western act or just a fan of roping. you will definitely enjoy Clare's book.