publication date: Thursday, December 13, 2001 (part of Round XV)

category: Literature

clue: The amazing adventures of this wonder boy are no mystery of Pittsburgh.

explanation: Three of Chabon's books are Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, and Mysteries of Pittsburgh. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Fischer, Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Kelly Stokes, Jeff Flom, and Dan Donovan

trivia: The source image may be the only public photograph of Chabon, since it is difficult to find any others on the web, and it appears on several of his books. Several players sent in the source image along with their guesses.


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