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The Queen's Gambit

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Current format, Book, 1983, All copies in use.
Current format, Book, 1983, All copies in use. Offered in 0 more formats
When eight-year-old Beth Harmon’s parents are killed in an automobile accident, she’s placed in an orphanage in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. Plain and shy, Beth learns to play chess from the janitor in the basement and discovers she is a prodigy. Though penniless, she is desperate to learn more—and steals a chess magazine and…

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