Lisa



The ISBN For This Book Was Reused On A Completely Different Book ISBN 10 0976848902ISBN 13 978 0976848905The Chess Pieces Knew How They Moved They Knew What They Wanted Too It Wasn T Like School, Where Kids Pretended They Were Masters Of The Teachers Game The Adults Didn T Know Anything Anyway The Real World Was A Big Push To Nothing But Lisa Escaped From All That She Found Igor Ivanov He Taught Her How To Play.Lisa

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  • Paperback
  • 234 pages
  • Lisa
  • Jesse Kraai
  • English
  • 19 September 2019

10 thoughts on “Lisa

  1. says:

    I Grandmaster Igor Ivanov, I character in this book I write review for Manny Manny too scared for write review, too weak chessplayer, only FIDE master, know nothing, not even Russian He say, Igor, you write for me I write.Manny say, write review for Goodreads I look at Goodreads, is stupid site Is just womens talk about books, talk about lityeratura Is stupid womens, not think deep, think own thoughts, just repeat words of other womens I know how they say, they say Lisa not good book, no I Grandmaster Igor Ivanov, I character in this book I write review for Manny Manny too scared for write review, too weak chessplayer, only FIDE master, know nothing, not even Russian He say, Igor, you write...

  2. says:

    As a chess player, I often feel frustrated and disrespected by all the lazy, superficial, unrealistic, cursory depictions of chess in works of fiction But in Lisa, Jesse Kraai thoroughly and attentively elevates the game to its rightful stature as a philosophical territory, within which one can explore the textures of identity and culture, and maybe even find the beginnings of a lifelong search for some kind of Truth In the interest of full disclosure, I should probably mention that I m lucky As a chess player, I often feel frustrated and disrespected by all the lazy, superficial, unrealistic, cursory depictions of chess in works of fiction But in Lisa, Jesse Kraai thoroughly and attentively elevates the game to its rightful stature as a philosophical territory, within which one can explore the textures of identity and culture, and maybe even find the beginnings of a lifelong search for some kind of Truth In the interest of full disclosure, I should probably mention that I m lucky enough to know Jesse, and to have s...

  3. says:

    One of the few books that manages to combine the anxiety of a chess prodigy with the maturation of a teenage girl You don t have to know chess to like this though it helps but a surprising well written, satisfying short novel.

  4. says:

    There are many reasons to read Lisa, or give it to the chess lover in your life It is an insider s view of the world of tournament chess, written by a grandmaster who s played at the highest levels It s a chess book that avoids all the Hollywood clich s of the game, instead offering a real meditation about its allure what it is that makes beginners and experts alike willing to play, study, and suffer in chess s name It s a picaresque adventure through some of the world s chess hot spots, and There are many reasons to read Lisa, or give it to the chess lover in your life It is an insider s view of the world of tournament chess, written by a grandmaster who s played at the highest levels It s a chess book that avoids all the Hollywood clich s of the game, instead offering ...

  5. says:

    In 2010, Jesse Kraai, an American chess grandmaster, went on a semi sabbatical from chess in order to write the Great American Chess Novel As a friend of his, I ve been waiting with curiosity and a little bit of trepidation He is a virtuoso, second to none, as a chess teacher how could he possibly measure up to those standards as a novelist But I can t argue with someone following their dreams, and I think that Lisa was a dream worth following Eventhan the Great American Chess Novel In 2010, Jesse Kraai, an American chess grandmaster, went on a semi sabbatical from chess in order to write the Great American Chess Novel As a friend of his, I ve been waiting with curiosity and a little bit of trepidation He is a virtuoso, second to none, as a chess teacher how could he possibly measure up to those standards as a novelist But I can t argue with someone following their dreams, and I think that Lisa was a dream worth following Eventhan the Great American Chess Novel, it s the Greater San Francisco Bay Chess Novel Astute readers will notice several local personalities in the novel Jesse does nothing to conceal them.Perhaps the biggest surprise, and the biggest gamble, in Jesse s novel becomes apparent from the early pages I won t even...

  6. says:

    review to come

  7. says:

    Good book about the chess world, recent and up to date with today s ideas and concerns I liked the interaction as it played out between the teacher and student and Lisa s transformation of character by the end of the book In the end, the teacher has to leave, but he leaves behind a person,...

  8. says:

    When I got my book from Jesse, he inscribed, may this help your chess I didn t realize that there were such great lessons here get fit, study Tal Botvinnik 1960 deeply, and do studies Fantastic advice For non chess players, I hope this helps you understand why we play.

  9. says:

    Si hay algo com n a todos los ajedrecistas es que, varias veces hemos tratado de explicar nuestro mundo a personas totalmente ajenas a l As , hemos ido aprendiendo que el enfoque directo, no da ning n resultado, por m s color o pasi n que intentemos darle La otra persona nos escucha pero no nos entiende La verdad es que nos encontramos en una posici n bastante dif cil c mo podemos trasmitir en palabras lo que sentimos, lo que vemos, o simplemente la belleza de ciertos movimientos de la Si hay algo com n a todos los ajedrecistas es que, varias veces hemos tratado de explicar nuestro mundo a personas totalmente ajenas a l As , hemos ido aprendiendo que el enfoque directo, no da ning n resultado, por m s color o pasi n que intentemos darle La otra persona nos escucha pero no nos entiende La verdad es que nos encontramos en una posici n bastante dif cil c mo podemos trasmitir en palabras lo que sentimos, lo que vemos, o simplemente la belleza de ciertos movimientos de las piezas en unas determinadas casillas S , si no hay duda alguna que todos hemos padecido esta sensaci n de cierta angustia a la hora de tratar de explicar nuestro peque o universo paralelo Es cierto, muchos, de los de afuera digo, son capaces de percibir que hay algo , pero la mayor a de ellos hasta ah son capaces de llegar, aunque para nosotros, que ellos hallan sido capaces de persivir que al menos algo hay ya nos deja m s que conte...

  10. says:

    I read Jesse Kraai s Lisa, A Chess Novel in two days I ve always thought that Kraai and fellow double A author Jacob Aagaard are the two best teachers for adults who want to improve at chess I knew any book by Kraai would be worth reading Lisa definitely works as a promising young apprentice meets reclusive old mentor story By the end, you expect the damaged old guy to benefit from the relationship at least as much as his pupil as in alliterative movies like Karate Kid and Finding I read Jesse Kraai s Lisa, A Chess Novel in two days I ve always thought that Kraai and fellow double A author Jacob Aagaard are the two best teachers for adults who want to improve at chess I knew any book by Kraai would be worth reading Lisa definitely works as a promising young apprentice meets reclusive old mentor story By the end, you expect the damaged old guy to benefit from the relationship at least as much as his pupil as in alliterative movies like Karate Kid and Finding Forrester What I did not expect was the quality of Kraai s writing, which is poetic but never simply ornamental Kraai is a chess grandmaster with a PhD in philosophy and now, a novelist Kraai is uniquely qualified to answer the obvious question about art for art s sake Why bother ...

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