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The Queen's Gambit


The Queen's Gambit - Tevis, Walter
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Beth Harmon becomes an orphan when her parents are killed in an automobile accident. At eight years old, she is placed in an orphanage in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, where the children are given a tranquilliser twice a day. Plain and shy, she learns to play chess from the janitor in the basement and discovers that she is a chess genius. She is adopted by Alma and Allston Wheatley and goes to a local school, but remains an outsider. Desperate to study chess and having no money, she steals a chess magazine from a newspaper ...

The Queen's Gambit 2018, Blackstone Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781982597191

MP3 format

The Queen's Gambit 2018, Blackstone Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781982597184

Audiobook CD

The Queen's Gambit 2003, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400030606

Trade paperback

Queen's Gambit 1984, Macmillan, London

ISBN-13: 9780330282413


Queen's Gambit 1984, Dell Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780440171836

Mass-market paperback

The Queen's Gambit 1983, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394528014

Unknown binding

The Queen's gambit 1983, Heinemann, London

ISBN-13: 9780434766550