Paul Morphy: The Pride and Sorrow of Chess
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Paul Morphy

The Pride and Sorrow of Chess

By David Lawson, Thomas Aiello

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Format: Paperback, 398 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 September 2010
Paul Morphy: The Pride and Sorrow of Chess tells the full known story of the life of Paul Morphy, from his privileged upbringing in New Orleans to his dominance of the chess world, to the later tragedy of his demise. This new edition of David Lawson's seminal work, still the principal source for all Morphy biographical presentations, also includes new biographical material about the biographer himself, telling the story of the author, his opus, and the previously unknown life that brought him to the research.
EAN: 9781887366977
ISBN: 1887366970
Publisher: University of Louisiana
Dimensions: 23.37 x 15.24 x 2.79 centimeters (0.35 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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