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The Resource Bobby Fischer goes to war : how the Soviets lost the most extraordinary chess match of all time, David Edmonds and John Eidinow, (electronic resource eBook)

Bobby Fischer goes to war : how the Soviets lost the most extraordinary chess match of all time, David Edmonds and John Eidinow, (electronic resource eBook)

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Bobby Fischer goes to war : how the Soviets lost the most extraordinary chess match of all time
Title
Bobby Fischer goes to war
Title remainder
how the Soviets lost the most extraordinary chess match of all time
Statement of responsibility
David Edmonds and John Eidinow
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1972, with a presidential crisis stirring in the United States and the cold war at a pivotal point, two men--the Soviet world chess champion Boris Spassky and his American challenger Bobby Fischer--met in the most notorious chess match of all time. Their showdown in Reykjavik, Iceland, held the world spellbound for two months with reports of psychological warfare, ultimatums, political intrigue, cliffhangers, and farce to rival a Marx Brothers film. Thirty years later, David Edmonds and John Eidinow, authors of the national bestseller Wittgenstein's PokerBobby Fischer Goes to War is a biting deconstruction of the Bobby Fischer myth, a nuanced study on the art of brinkmanship, and a revelatory cold war tragicomedy
Biography type
contains biographical information
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1964-
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Edmonds, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1455
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Eidinow, John
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Fischer, Bobby
  • Spassky, Boris Vasilyevich
  • World Chess Championship
Label
Bobby Fischer goes to war : how the Soviets lost the most extraordinary chess match of all time, David Edmonds and John Eidinow, (electronic resource eBook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=553940
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-333) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
First Ecco paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062039248
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • bc
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d66f535d-5578-4ad1-b112-60d61c0191c5
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
Label
Bobby Fischer goes to war : how the Soviets lost the most extraordinary chess match of all time, David Edmonds and John Eidinow, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=553940
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-333) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Ecco paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062039248
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d66f535d-5578-4ad1-b112-60d61c0191c5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions

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