Nutti's muses

I read little bits of everything.  My mystery preference is cozy.  I enjoy science fiction, but do not have a science background.  And I'm a hobbit from wayback before I was old enough to vote.  

The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster

The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster - Tim Crothers The extraordinary story of Phiona a girl from the slums and her rise to a chess master. The poverty in her life is horrific. At first her mother did not want to let her go to learn chess, because it would take away from the time she spent working in the market, but ultimately agreed when she knew her daughter would get one bowl of porridge a day. This child has traveled all the way to Russia to play chess and she is not yet 18.

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