Searching for Bobby Fischer by Fred Waitzkin [FIRST EDITION] 1988
Searching for Bobby Fischer: The World of Chess Observed by the Father of a Child Prodigy by Fred Waitzkin
FIRST EDITION  RANDOM HOUSE N.Y.
Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Light shelf wear and some mild tanning.
A chilling story of obsession and madness. Luzhin, a distracted, withdrawn boy, takes up chess as a refuge from everyday life. As he rises to the heights of grandmaster, the game of chess gradually supplants the world of reality as he moves inexorably towards madness.