Searching for Bobby Fischer

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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

Description
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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