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Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness by Frank Brady - Hardcover - 2011 - from Shiny Owl Books and Biblio.com

Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness

by Frank Brady

Condition: Very Good Condition/Fine


Crown Publishers, USA, 2011. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges foxed and browned. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN/EAN: 9780307463906. **Contact us BEFORE placing your order. You could save up to 12\% of the Book cost. Click Ask Bookseller a Question* **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED **. 9780307463906

FRANK BRADY is internationally recognized as the person most knowledgeable about the life and career of Bobby Fischer.  Brady is the author of numerous critically acclaimed biographies, including Citizen Welles; Onassis: An Extravagant Life; and Bobby Fischer: Profile of a Prodigy (the first edition of which appeared in the mid-1960’s and focuses on the young Bobby).  Until recently, Brady was the Chairman of the Communications Department at St. John’s University, and he remains a full professor there.   He is also the President of the Marshall Chess Club and was the founding editor of Chess Life.



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