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Curiosity

Author: Gary L Blackwood
Publisher: New York Dial Books for Young Readers ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English
Summary:
In 1835, when his father's put in a Philadelphia debtor's prison, 12-year-old chess prodigy Rufus Goodspeed is relieved to be recruited to secretly operate a chess-playing automaton named The Turk, but soon questions the fate of his predecessors and his own safety.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blackwood, Gary L.
Curiosity
(DLC) 2013013438
(OCoLC)841212313
Named Person: Johann Nepomuk Mälzel
Material Type: Document, Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary L Blackwood
ISBN: 9780803739246 0803739249
OCLC Number: 1331628407
Notes: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 1 online resource (313 p. :) ill.
Responsibility: Gary Blackwood.

Abstract:

In 1835, when his father's put in a Philadelphia debtor's prison, 12-year-old chess prodigy Rufus Goodspeed is relieved to be recruited to secretly operate a chess-playing automaton named The Turk, but soon questions the fate of his predecessors and his own safety.

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