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The queen's gambit

Tevis, Walter S. (Author). Landon, Amy, (narrator.).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 57 min., 59 sec.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Publishing, 2018.

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Participant or Performer Note: Read by Amy Landon.
Summary, etc.: Engaging and fast-paced, this gripping coming-of-age novel of chess, feminism, and addiction speeds to a conclusion as elegant and satisfying as a mate in four. 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 US 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.
Source of Description Note:
Online resource; title from title details screen (OverDrive, viewed January 8, 2019).
Subject: Chess Fiction
Fear Fiction
Genre: Downloadable audio books.

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