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Author Kranish, Michael, author.

Title The world's fastest man : the extraordinary life of cyclist Major Taylor, America's first Black sports hero / Michael Kranish.

Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.6209 Taylor,M KRA    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description x, 365 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary "In the tradition of The Boys in the Boat and Seabiscuit, a fascinating portrait of a groundbreaking but forgotten figure--the remarkable Major Taylor, the black man who broke racial barriers by becoming the world's fastest and most famous bicyclist at the height of the Jim Crow era"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Taylor, Major, 1878-1932.
Cyclists -- United States -- Biography.
African American cyclists -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
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