Questions tagged [walter-tevis]

Questions about the works of Walter Tevis (1928-1984) or his life as a writer.

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What is meant by the title "The Color of Money"?

I remember encountering the phrase when I was a kid, not knowing the context, not being able to get a satisfactory answer from the adults, and figuring I'd discover it when I was older. Now it's 700 ...
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In the mini-series "The Queen's Gambit", the character Jolene is black. Is this also the case in the novel by Walter Tevis?

In the highly popular Netflix series "The Queen's Gambit", an important character Jolene is portrayed as black. Is she such in the 1983 novel by Walter Tevis, or is there even such a ...