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The thrilling novel of one young woman’s journey through the worlds of chess and drug addiction. When eight-year-old Beth Harmon’s parents are killed in an automobile accident, she’s placed in an orphanage in Mount Sterling, ...
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The novel that inspired the classic film starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason, The Hustler tells the story of Fast Eddie Felson, a young pool player who hustles suckers in small towns, looking for stake money so he can reach his goal: a ...
Queen's gambit real story from books.google.com
A tale inspired by the life of Henry VIII's sixth wife follows her reluctant marriage to the egotistical and powerful king in spite of her love for Thomas Seymour, a situation that compels her to make careful choices in a treacherous court.
Queen's gambit real story from books.google.com
Presents the life and accomplishments of the American chess champion, tracing his struggles with fame and mental illness and offering insight into the sources of his rebellion against his faith and other contradictory aspects about his ...
Queen's gambit real story from books.google.com
When the Quint Confederacy and the Kos Empire went to war—again—Queen Samara wisely kept her Rogue Coalition out of the conflict.
Queen's gambit real story from books.google.com
A collection of tactical positions from the world's best women chessplayers. Chess lovers of all levels can enjoy the puzzles, as the difficulty goes all the way from one-move killer blows to deep, complex combinations.
Queen's gambit real story from books.google.com
From the bestseller author of THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT - NOW A MAJOR NETFLIX SERIES The Color of Money was adapted for the screen by Martin Scorsese and starred Paul Newman and Tom Cruise It has been twenty years since the epic match-up between ...
Queen's gambit real story from books.google.com
A classic science fiction novel by the author of The Man Who Fell to Earth and The Hustler, The Steps of the Sun is deftly written, richly characterized, and full of surprises. “Engaging and effortlessly readable.” —Publishers Weekly ...
Queen's gambit real story from books.google.com
In this riveting work of forgotten history, native Arkansan David Hill plots the trajectory of everything from organized crime to America’s fraught racial past, examining how a town synonymous with white gangsters supported a burgeoning ...
Queen's gambit real story from books.google.com
The Queen of Katwe is a “remarkable” (NPR) and “riveting” (New York Post) book that shows how “Phiona’s story transcends the limitations of the chessboard” (Robert Hess, US Grandmaster).