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  • ISBN: 9780593314654
  • ISBN: 0593314654
  • Physical Description: 256 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Television tie-in edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [2020]

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First published in 1983, ℗♭1983 by Walter Tevis.
Summary, etc.:
Eight year-old orphan Beth Harmon is quiet, sullen, and by all appearances unremarkable. That is, until she plays her first game of chess. Her senses grow sharper, her thinking clearer, and for the first time in her life she feels herself fully in control. By the age of sixteen, she's competing for the U.S. Open championship. But as Beth hones her skills on the professional circuit, the stakes get higher, her isolation grows more frightening, and the thought of escape becomes all the more tempting.
Subject: Chess players > Fiction.
Women chess players > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Chess > Fiction.
Chess > Tournaments > Fiction.
Competition (Psychology) > Fiction.
Chess players.
Chess > Tournaments.
Competition (Psychology)
Women chess players.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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