Searching for Bobby Fischer

The Father of a Prodigy Observes the World of Chess

By Fred Waitzkin
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140230383, 240pp.)

Publication Date: August 1, 1993

Other Editions of This Title: MP3 CD, Compact Disc, Compact Disc

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The fascinating story of Fred Waitzkin and his son Josh, from the moment six-year-old Josh first sits down at a chessboard until he wins the national championship. Now a feature film starring Ben Kingsley, Max Pomerenc, Joe Mantegna, and Larry Fishburne. (Penguin)

About the Author

Fred Waitzkin, who fishes regularly in the Bahamas, is the author of Searching for Bobby Fischer and has written for The New York Times Magazine, New York, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and Motorboating and Sailing. He lives in New York City and Martha's Vineyard.

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