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Author Harris, Cecil, 1960- author.

Title Different strokes : Serena, Venus, and the unfinished Black tennis revolution / Cecil Harris.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.342 HAR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-227) and index.
Contents Serena -- Venus -- Early Black tennis -- Arthur Ashe -- Althea Gibson -- U.S. Open money -- Black umpires -- Sloane Stephens -- James Blake -- Tournament director -- Coaches -- Contemporary male players -- Contemporary female players -- Serena vs. Naomi Osaka.
Summary "Different Strokes closely examines how African Americans collectively are faring in tennis, on the court and off"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject African American tennis players -- Biography.
African American women tennis players -- Biography.
Tennis -- Social aspects -- United States.
Tennis -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9781496214652 (hardback)
149621465X (hardback)

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