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Searching for Bobby Fischer: The Father of a Prodigy Observes the World of Chess

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The fascinating story of Fred Waitzkin and his son Josh, from the moment six-year-old Josh first sits down at a chessboard until he wins the national championship. Now a feature film starring Ben Kingsley, Max Pomerenc, Joe Mantegna, and Larry Fishburne. (Penguin)

About the Author

Fred Waitzkin, who fishes regularly in the Bahamas, is the author of Searching for Bobby Fischer and has written for The New York Times Magazine, New York, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and Motorboating and Sailing. He lives in New York City and Martha's Vineyard.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140230383
Author:
Waitzkin, Fred
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Chess
Subject:
Fathers and sons
Subject:
Fischer, bobby, 1943-
Subject:
Chess players
Subject:
Fathers and sons -- United States -- Case studies.
Subject:
Chess - General
Subject:
General Games
Subject:
Fathers and sons -- United States.
Subject:
Fischer, Bobby
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Number:
Penguin Books ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.92x5.06x.65 in. .43 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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