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The Resource Charging the net : a history of Blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters, Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose ; with a foreword by James Blake and an afterword by Robert Ryland

Charging the net : a history of Blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters, Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose ; with a foreword by James Blake and an afterword by Robert Ryland

Label
Charging the net : a history of Blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters
Title
Charging the net
Title remainder
a history of Blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters
Statement of responsibility
Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose ; with a foreword by James Blake and an afterword by Robert Ryland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Cecil
Dewey number
796.3420922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV992
LC item number
.H37 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kyle-DeBose, Larryette
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tennis
  • Tennis players
  • African American tennis players
Label
Charging the net : a history of Blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters, Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose ; with a foreword by James Blake and an afterword by Robert Ryland
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip079/2007002747.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223075268400
  • 31223075274366
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by James Blake -- Introduction -- "There is no African-American culture in tennis" -- "I'm not going to be who you want me to be" -- "I'm not giving anything else away" -- "He was exactly who we needed at the time" -- "We were the only show in town" -- "You tell me what the similarity is" -- "It was as if God handed these two young girls to me" -- "Tennis is a family sport" -- "You niggers gotta get off the court" -- "Nobody called me names on the court, but nobody rooted for me either" -- "You could play the French Open and never really see Paris" -- "It's nice not to have to be a fly in milk" -- "We need you out here" -- Afterword -- Appendix A : ATA singles champions -- Appendix B : world-ranked black tennis players
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 267 p.
Isbn
9781566637145
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007002747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 80180967
  • (OCoLC)80180967
Label
Charging the net : a history of Blacks in tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams sisters, Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose ; with a foreword by James Blake and an afterword by Robert Ryland
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip079/2007002747.html
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223075268400
  • 31223075274366
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by James Blake -- Introduction -- "There is no African-American culture in tennis" -- "I'm not going to be who you want me to be" -- "I'm not giving anything else away" -- "He was exactly who we needed at the time" -- "We were the only show in town" -- "You tell me what the similarity is" -- "It was as if God handed these two young girls to me" -- "Tennis is a family sport" -- "You niggers gotta get off the court" -- "Nobody called me names on the court, but nobody rooted for me either" -- "You could play the French Open and never really see Paris" -- "It's nice not to have to be a fly in milk" -- "We need you out here" -- Afterword -- Appendix A : ATA singles champions -- Appendix B : world-ranked black tennis players
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 267 p.
Isbn
9781566637145
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007002747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 80180967
  • (OCoLC)80180967

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