The queen's gambit

Book
Published 2009
Item Details
Summary:

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 tranquillizer 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.

ISBN:
9781400030606
9780593314654
9780141190389
1400030609
Description:
x, 243 pages ; 20 cm.
Notes:
Publisher, pagination and printing dates may vary.
LCCN:
oc2009053100
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