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The Queen of Katwe - a book by Crothers, Tim

The Queen of Katwe

One Girl's Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion

The Queen of Katwe( )
Author: Crothers, Tim
ISBN:978-1-4516-5782-1
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyongo and David Oyelowo, directed by Mira Nair. The “astonishing” (The New York Times Book Review) and “inspirational” (Shelf Awareness) true story of Phiona Mutesi—a teenage chess prodigy from the slums of Uganda. One day in 2005 while searching for food, nine-year-old Ugandan Phiona Mutesi followed her brother to a...
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Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Games / Chess
Biography & Autobiography / General
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Social Science / Poverty & Homelessness
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.375 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.489 Pounds
Author Biography
Crothers, Tim (Author)
After being a senior writer at Sports Illustrated for numerous years, Tim Crothers now teaches in the School of Journalism at the University of North Carolina. He is the author of The Man Watching.

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