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Venus and Serena Williams : a biography

Author: Jacqueline Edmondson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2005.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shares the life stories of Venus and Serena Williams, young African American women, who charged onto center court in professional tennis at the end of the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Venus Williams; Serena Williams; Serena Williams; Venus Williams; Serena Williams; Venus Williams
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Edmondson
ISBN: 0313331650 9780313331657
OCLC Number: 58831607
Description: xx, 114 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Timeline for Venus Williams --
Timeline for Serena Williams --
Knowing the possibilities in life --
The Williams family --
Venus --
Serena --
Tennis --
Controversies and challenges in tennis --
Celebrity, fashion, and beyond --
How big a deal it is --
Appendix A: Grand slam events --
Appendix B: Glossary of terms --
Appendix C: Venus Williams' records and awards --
Appendix D: Serena Williams' records and awards.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Edmondson.
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Shares the life stories of Venus and Serena Williams, young African American women, who charged onto center court in professional tennis at the end of the 20th century.

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