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Arthur Ashe

Author: Ted Weissberg
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, 1992, ©1991.
Series: Black Americans of achievement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : UpdatedView all editions and formats
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Presents the life of an important black athlete and tennis player, Arthur Ashe. While this book describes Arthur Ashe's successful tennis career, it also focuses on his political activism. It took Ashe several years to receive a visa to travel to South Africa, & he was criticized for his visit. There were some who thought he should devote more energy to the condition of blacks in America. Despite this criticism,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Arthur Ashe; Arthur Ashe; Arthur Ashe
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Weissberg
ISBN: 0791011151 9780791011157
OCLC Number: 27252568
Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Black Americans of achievement.
Responsibility: Ted Weissberg.

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A trailblazer in the white-dominated world of tennis, cool, gentlemanly Arthur Ashe remains the only black ever to attain the number one ranking on the men's tour.  Read more...

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