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Brady, Frank 1934-

Overview
Works: 29 works in 174 publications in 8 languages and 7,250 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Directories  History  Academic theses  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works about Frank Brady
 
Most widely held works by Frank Brady
Twentieth century interpretations of Gulliver's travels; a collection of critical essays by Frank Brady( Book )

15 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Welles : a biography of Orson Welles by Frank Brady( Book )

32 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the actor and movie producer describing his life and achievements
Endgame : Bobby Fischer's remarkable rise and fall -- from America's brightest prodigy to the edge of madness by Frank Brady( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography that captures the complete, remarkable arc of the life of the chess master, Bobby Fischer
Onassis, an extravagant life by Frank Brady( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and Spanish and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profile of a prodigy; the life and games of Bobby Fischer by Frank Brady( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hefner by Frank Brady( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess: how to improve your technique by Frank Brady( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shortcut to successful playing for the beginning or occasional chess player explaining, among other things, the idea behind a move and why certain positions are more favorable than others
Endgame : Bobby Fischer's remarkable rise and fall from America's brightest prodigy to the edge of madness by Frank Brady( Recording )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Brady chronicles the brilliant yet troubled life of iconic chess master Bobby Fischer. An enigmatic genius, Fischer is best remembered for defeating Soviet chess champion Boris Spassky in 1972. However, the victory was overshadowed by the exorbitant demands Fischer made before the match and his subsequent decent into irrelevance. A rematch with Spassky in 1992 put Fischer back in the spotlight, but also got him into trouble with the American government
Brady & Lawless's Favorite bookstores by Frank Brady( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Fischer : profile of a prodigy by Frank Brady( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publisher : Paul Block : a life of friendship, power, and politics by Frank Brady( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Block virtually invented national newspaper advertising, as well as chain and syndicate publishing. He worked on, and shaped, the first Sunday newspaper supplement in the United States. He was the mastermind behind the magazine that enjoyed the largest circulation of any periodical in this country. His hundreds of signed, front-page editorials, from 1916 to 1941, on virtually every public issue of his day, were forceful commentaries that not only sold newspapers, but engineered and influenced legislation. The Publisher, the first biography of Paul Block, tells the story of his rise to the summit of American newspaper chains and chronicles his business and social relationship with William Randolph Hearst. The book reveals Block's influence not only on journalism, but also on the government and politics of his day."--Jacket
Barbra Streisand : an illustrated biography by Frank Brady( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endgame by Frank Brady( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bobby Fischer died in January 2008, he left behind a confounding legacy. Everyone knew the basics of his life: he began as a brilliant youngster, then became the pride of American chess, then took a sharp turn, struggling with paranoia and mental illness. But nobody truly understood him. What motivated him from such a young age, and what was the source of his remarkable intellect? How could a man so ambivalent about money and fame be so driven to succeed? What drew this man of Jewish descent to fulminate against Jews, and how was it that a mind so famously disciplined could unravel so completely? From his meteoric rise, to an utterly dominant prime, to his eventual descent into madness, the book draws upon hundreds of newly discovered documents and recordings, and numerous firsthand interviews conducted with those who knew Fischer best, to paint, for the very first time, a complete picture of one of the most enigmatic icons. This is the definitive account of a fascinating man and an extraordinary life, one that at last reconciles Fischer's deeply contradictory legacy and answers the question: 'Who was Bobby Fischer?'
Endgame : the spectacular rise and fall of Bobby Fischer by Frank Brady( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 13 years of age Bobby Fischer was the youngest chess master in US history, but the brilliant boy with the genius IQ would spend his adult life struggling with paranoia and mental illness. When he passed away in January 2008, he left behind a confounding legacy. What motivated him from such a young age, and what was the source of his remarkable intellect? Endgame tells, for the very first time, the definitive story of Bobby Fischer - a figure as exotic and improbable as any American pop culture has yet produced
How to get rich with a 1-800 number by Napoleon Barragan( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbra : an illustrated biography by Frank Brady( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Barbra Streisand
Hua hua gong zi hai fu na by Bu rui di( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of the theatre of fifty and more years ago by Frank Brady( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thousand chess endings; a collection of chess positions that can be won or drawn by the best play by C. E. C Tattersall( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student responses to classic novels and their television adaptations by Frank Brady( )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two questionnaires were developed. One concerned the novel All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, and its television adaptation. The second concerned the novel and television adapatation of A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens. Both questionnaires were administered to two freshman English classes, of 22 students each, at a large, urban Catholic university
 
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Endgame : Bobby Fischer's remarkable rise and fall -- from America's brightest prodigy to the edge of madness
Alternative Names
Brady, Frank Robert 1934-

Frank Brady Amerikaans journalist

Frank Brady journaliste américain

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Endgame : Bobby Fischer's remarkable rise and fall from America's brightest prodigy to the edge of madnessBobby Fischer : profile of a prodigyThe publisher : Paul Block : a life of friendship, power, and politicsEndgameEndgame : the spectacular rise and fall of Bobby FischerHow to get rich with a 1-800 number