The Resource Charging the net : a history of blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters, Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose With a Foreword by James Blake and an Afterword by Robert Ryland

Charging the net : a history of blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters, Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose With a Foreword by James Blake and an Afterword by Robert Ryland

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Charging the net : a history of blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters
Title
Charging the net
Title remainder
a history of blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters
Statement of responsibility
Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose With a Foreword by James Blake and an Afterword by Robert Ryland
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1960-
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Harris, Cecil
Dewey number
  • 796.3420922
  • 5
Index
index present
LC call number
GV992
LC item number
.H37 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1945-
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Kyle-DeBose, Larryette
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  • Tennis
  • Tennis players
  • African American tennis players
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Charging the net : a history of blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters, Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose With a Foreword by James Blake and an Afterword by Robert Ryland
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword by James Blake -- Introduction -- "There is no African-American culture in tennis" -- "I'm not going to be who you want me to be" -- "I'm not giving anything else away" -- "He was exactly who we needed at the time" -- "We were the only show in town" -- "You tell me what the similarity is" -- "It was as if god handed these two young girls to me" -- "Tennis is a family sport" -- "You niggers gotta get off the court" -- "Nobody called me names on the court, but nobody rooted for me either" -- "You could play the French Open and never really see Paris" -- "It's nice not to have to be a fly in milk" -- "We need you out here" -- Appendix a : ata singles champions -- Appendix b : world-ranked black tennis players -- Bibliography -- Index
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1 online resource (pages cm.)
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online
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)1035681052
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Charging the net : a history of blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters, Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose With a Foreword by James Blake and an Afterword by Robert Ryland
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword by James Blake -- Introduction -- "There is no African-American culture in tennis" -- "I'm not going to be who you want me to be" -- "I'm not giving anything else away" -- "He was exactly who we needed at the time" -- "We were the only show in town" -- "You tell me what the similarity is" -- "It was as if god handed these two young girls to me" -- "Tennis is a family sport" -- "You niggers gotta get off the court" -- "Nobody called me names on the court, but nobody rooted for me either" -- "You could play the French Open and never really see Paris" -- "It's nice not to have to be a fly in milk" -- "We need you out here" -- Appendix a : ata singles champions -- Appendix b : world-ranked black tennis players -- Bibliography -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm.)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035681052

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