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The Resource The queen of Katwe : a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girl, Tim Crothers

The queen of Katwe : a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girl, Tim Crothers

Label
The queen of Katwe : a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girl
Title
The queen of Katwe
Title remainder
a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girl
Statement of responsibility
Tim Crothers
Title variation
queen of Katwe
Title variation remainder
a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girls dream of becoming a grandmaster
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The astonishing true story of Phiona Mutesi, a teenager from the slums of Kampala, Uganda, who becomes an international chess champion
Summary
A full-length account of the National Magazine Award finalist article by ESPN Magazine traces the story of an Ugandan teen who was introduced to chess by a missionary mentor and struggled to overcome formidable levels of poverty to become her country's national champion
Tone
Writing style
Audio
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10227272
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Crothers, Tim
Dewey number
794.1092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Robin Miles
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Miles, Robin
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True
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  • Mutesi, Phiona
  • Mutesi, Phiona
  • Women chess players
  • Women chess players
  • Uganda
Target audience
adult
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a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girl's dream of becoming a grandmaster
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The queen of Katwe : a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girl, Tim Crothers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from web page
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1691144
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 audio discs (450 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508226659
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781508226659
  • (OCoLC)946903038
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The queen of Katwe : a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girl, Tim Crothers
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from web page
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1691144
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 audio discs (450 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508226659
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781508226659
  • (OCoLC)946903038
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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