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A terrible splendor : three extraordinary men, a world poised for war, and the greatest tennis match ever played

Author: Marshall Fisher
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Looks at the prominent figures and events surrounding the 1937 Davis Cup Tournament, specifically the match between Don Budge of the United States and Gottfried von Cramm of Germany.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Gottfried von Cramm; Don Budge; Don Budge; Gottfried von Cramm
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Fisher
ISBN: 9780307393951 030739395X
OCLC Number: 426794547
Description: 321 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The gentleman of Wimbledon --
Appeasement --
An American twist --
"I'm playing for my life" --
No man living or dead --
Miracles of redemption.
Responsibility: Marshall Jon Fisher.

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Looks at the prominent figures and events surrounding the 1937 Davis Cup Tournament, specifically the match between Don Budge of the United States and Gottfried von Cramm of Germany.

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