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THE QUEEN OF KATWE: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Sports journalist Crothers' (The Man Watching: A Biography of Anson Dorrance, the Unlikely Architect of the Greatest College Sports Dynasty Ever, 2006, etc.) moving account of an impoverished Ugandan girl's unlikely rise to prominence in the world of competitive chess.Phiona Mutesi discovered chess by accident. Eager to find out where her brother Brian went when he "[snuck] away from his chores ... Read full review

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