Born to win : the authorized biography of Althea Gibson / Frances Clayton Gray, Yanick Rice Lamb ; foreword by Bill Cosby ; afterword by Venus Williams.

By: Gray, Frances Clayton, 1943-
Contributor(s): Lamb, Yanick Rice
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2004Description: xii, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0471471658 (cloth)Subject(s): Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 | Tennis players -- United States -- Biography | African American women tennis players -- BiographyDDC classification: 796.342/092 | B LOC classification: GV994.G53 | G73 2004
Contents:
"Traveling girl" -- "Holding court" -- "Champion of nothing" -- "At last! at last" -- "Playing new notes" -- "Turning pro" -- "Swing time" -- "The comeback kid" -- "Ambassador for excellence" -- "Revolutionizing the sports world" -- "A private life, a public legacy".
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-239) and index.

"Traveling girl" -- "Holding court" -- "Champion of nothing" -- "At last! at last" -- "Playing new notes" -- "Turning pro" -- "Swing time" -- "The comeback kid" -- "Ambassador for excellence" -- "Revolutionizing the sports world" -- "A private life, a public legacy".

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