Endgame : Bobby Fischer's remarkable rise and fall -- from America's brightest prodigy to the edge of madness / Frank Brady

Author(s): Brady, Frank, 1934-
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Subjects: Chess players--United States--Biography
Chess--Collection of games
Fischer, Bobby, 1943-2008
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Crown Publishers, c2011
LC Classification: G, GV
Physical Description: xi, 402 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2010033840
ISBN: 9780307463906
ISBN: 0307463907
ISBN: 9780307463920 (ebk.)
ISBN: 0307463923 (ebk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-384) and index
Contents: Loneliness to passion -- Childhood obsession -- Out of the head of Zeus -- The American wunderkind -- The Cold War gladiator -- The new Fischer -- Einstein's theory -- Legends clash -- The candidate -- The champion -- The wilderness years -- Fischer-Spassky redux -- Crossing borders -- Arrest and rescue -- Living and dying in Iceland
Summary: A biography that captures the complete, remarkable arc of the life of the chess master, Bobby Fischer
OCLC Number: 535489961
ISBN/ISSN: 9780307463906