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Changing the game : the stories of tennis champions Alice Marble and Althea Gibson

Author: Sue Davidson; Seal Press.
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Seal Press, ©1997.
Series: Women who dared series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Presents the stories of tennis players Alice Marble and Althea Gibson, telling how Marble rose from a poor background to storm the tennis world with her powerful attacking style, and discussing how Gibson smashed the color barrier to become the first African-American to compete at the U.S. Nationals and Wimbleton.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alice Marble; Althea Gibson; Althea Gibson; Alice Marble
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Davidson; Seal Press.
ISBN: 1878067885 9781878067883
OCLC Number: 36037967
Description: x, 180 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Women who dared series.
Responsibility: Sue Davidson.

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Presents the stories of tennis players Alice Marble and Althea Gibson, telling how Marble rose from a poor background to storm the tennis world with her powerful attacking style, and discussing how Gibson smashed the color barrier to become the first African-American to compete at the U.S. Nationals and Wimbleton.

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