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Product Description: Arthur Ashe explains how this iconic African American tennis player overcame racial and class barriers to reach the top of the tennis world in the 1960s and 1970s. But more important, it follows Ashe’s evolution as an activist who had to contend with the shift from civil rights to Black Power...read more

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9781421413945 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, August 6, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Arthur Ashe explains how this iconic African American tennis player overcame racial and class barriers to reach the top of the tennis world in the 1960s and 1970s.

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9781421419824 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, June 12, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Arthur Ashe explains how this iconic African American tennis player overcame racial and class barriers to reach the top of the tennis world in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Product Description: Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us. We aren't old . . . yet. But we sense it coming: Careers are winding down, kids are gone, parents are dying (friends, too), and our bodies are no longer youthful or even middle-aged...read more

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9781476737393, titled "Late to the Ball: Age, Learn, Fight, Love, Play Tennis, Win" | Scribner, May 17, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An award-winning author shares the inspiring and entertaining account of his pursuit to become a nationally competitive tennis player—at the age of sixty.

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9781515903437 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 17, 2016), cover price $37.99 | About this edition: Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us.
9781515953432 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 17, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us.

Product Description: Barriers have existed to deny people the chance to compete athletically based on their race, ethnic background, or sex. Some athletes, through their courage and class, have broken down the barriers that have afflicted our society, and sometimes affected greater social change...read more

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9781502610539 | Cavendish Square, January 15, 2016, cover price $42.79 | About this edition: Barriers have existed to deny people the chance to compete athletically based on their race, ethnic background, or sex.

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Product Description: An interesting look at the life and career of this talented tennis legend, Arthur Ashe was the first African-American male ever to play professional tennis, and would go on to win thirty-three tournaments. A teacher, author, and activist, as well as a tennis star, Ashe continued to be politically and socially active until he died of AIDS-related pneumonia...read more

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9780766062603 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 1, 2015, cover price $27.94 | About this edition: An interesting look at the life and career of this talented tennis legend, Arthur Ashe was the first African-American male ever to play professional tennis, and would go on to win thirty-three tournaments.

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9780766062610 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 1, 2015, cover price $12.88 | About this edition: An interesting look at the life and career of this talented tennis legend, Arthur Ashe was the first African-American male ever to play professional tennis, and would go on to win thirty-three tournaments.

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Product Description: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER John McEnroe's long-awaited follow-up to his #1 bestsellerHe is one of the most controversial and beloved athletes in history, a tennis legend and a volcanic, mesmerizing presence. But after reaching the top of his game - what came next? Fifteen years after his international number-one bestseller You Cannot Be Serious, John McEnroe is back and ready to talk...read more

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9780316324892 | Little Brown & Co, April 1, 2018, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERJohn McEnroe's long-awaited follow-up to his #1 bestsellerHe is one of the most controversial and beloved athletes in history, a tennis legend and a volcanic, mesmerizing presence.
9780316410649 | Large print edition (Little Brown & Co, April 1, 2018), cover price $31.00 | About this edition: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER John McEnroe's long-awaited follow-up to his #1 bestsellerHe is one of the most controversial and beloved athletes in history, a tennis legend and a volcanic, mesmerizing presence.

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9781478927242 | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, April 1, 2018), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER John McEnroe's long-awaited follow-up to his #1 bestsellerHe is one of the most controversial and beloved athletes in history, a tennis legend and a volcanic, mesmerizing presence.

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Product Description: The Outsider is a no-holds-barred memoir by the original bad boy of tennis, Jimmy Connors.Connors ignited the tennis boom in the 1970s with his aggressive style of play, turning his matches with John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, and Ivan Lendl into prizefights...read more

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9780061242991 | Harpercollins, May 14, 2013, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: The Outsider is a no-holds-barred memoir by the original bad boy of tennis, Jimmy Connors.

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9780061243004 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, May 6, 2014), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The Outsider is a no-holds-barred memoir by the original bad boy of tennis, Jimmy Connors.
9780061285257 | Lgr edition (Harpercollins, June 4, 2013), cover price $28.99 | About this edition: The Outsider is a no-holds-barred memoir by the original bad boy of tennis, Jimmy Connors.

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Product Description: Jack Kramer: "Freddie, nobody wants us." 1966 In 1966, when I had the Thirty-Fourth Street armory, Jack Kramer, the world famous player and promoter, approached me and asked me to put up fifteen thousand dollars in prize money for a tournament he wanted to organize early in 1967...read more

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9781481746830 | Author Solutions, July 8, 2013, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Jack Kramer: "Freddie, nobody wants us.

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9781481746847 | Author Solutions, July 8, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Jack Kramer: "Freddie, nobody wants us" 1966 In 1966, when I had the Thirty-Fourth Street armory, Jack Kramer, the world famous player and promoter, approached me and asked me to put up fifteen thousand dollars in prize money for a tournament he wanted to organize early in 1967.

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Product Description: “A book full of aces....A true page-turner.”—Associated Press“This is good stuff, and it’s written with flair.”—The OregonianHigh Strung by Stephen Tignor is the gripping untold story of the fiercest rivalry in the history of professional tennis...read more

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9780062009845 | Harpercollins, May 17, 2011, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: “A book full of aces.

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9780062009852 | Harpercollins, June 26, 2012, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: “A book full of aces.

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Product Description: At the end of James Cameron s movie, Titanic (1997), the narrator says: Survivors waited and waited for absolution that would never come. Helen Newsom and Karl H. Behr were amongst them. Karl was hailed as a rising tennis star, but when he survived the infamous sea-time disaster, his affiliation with guilt had little reckoning until he plunged into activism with Theodore Roosevelt...read more

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9780878502004 | Darwin Pr, October 30, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: At the end of James Cameron s movie, Titanic (1997), the narrator says: Survivors waited and waited for absolution that would never come.

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9780878502011 | Darwin Pr, October 30, 2011, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: At the end of James Cameron s movie, Titanic (1997), the narrator says: Survivors waited and waited for absolution that would never come.

Product Description: An entertaining and unfiltered look at professional tennis as only Patrick McEnroe can offer. Patrick McEnroe has been in the world of professional tennis in one way or another for most of his life. As a player, coach, and ESPN commentator, he's seen it all...read more

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9781401323813 | 1 edition (Hachette Books, June 8, 2010), cover price $25.99 | About this edition: An entertaining and unfiltered look at professional tennis as only Patrick McEnroe can offer.

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9781401310578 | Reprint edition (Hyperion, May 24, 2011), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: An entertaining and unfiltered look at professional tennis as only Patrick McEnroe can offer.

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Product Description: A top tennis writer tells the story of the greatest Wimbledon, the greatest U.S. Open, and the greatest rivalry in the history of the gameThe epic 1980 Wimbledon final that ended with John McEnroe's defeat by his idol, Bjorn Borg, is considered the greatest tennis match ever...read more

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9780470190623 | Turner Pub Co, April 19, 2011, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A top tennis writer tells the story of the greatest Wimbledon, the greatest U.

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Product Description: #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFar more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, Open is the engrossing story of a remarkable life. Andre Agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding father, by the age of twenty-two Agassi had won the first of his eight grand slams and achieved wealth, celebrity, and the game’s highest honors...read more

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9780307388407 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, August 10, 2010), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFar more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, Open is the engrossing story of a remarkable life.

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9780739358566 | Abridged edition (Random House, November 9, 2009), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.

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Product Description: She was 23 and at the height of her professional tennis career—a top-30 singles player, the #1 ranked doubles player in the world in 2000, and the winner of Grand Slam titles at both Wimbledon in 1999 with Lindsay Davenport, and the Australian Open Mixed doubles in 2001...read more

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9781401926496 | Hay House Inc, February 15, 2010, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: She was 23 and at the height of her professional tennis career—a top-30 singles player, the #1 ranked doubles player in the world in 2000, and the winner of Grand Slam titles at both Wimbledon in 1999 with Lindsay Davenport, and the Australian Open Mixed doubles in 2001.

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Product Description: From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.Agassi’s incredibly rigorous training begins when he is just a child...read more

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9780307268198 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 9, 2009), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.

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Product Description: From growing up in the tough neighborhood of Compton, California, trained by her father on littered public tennis courts, to becoming the top women's tennis player in the world, Serena Williams has been an inspiration to her legions of fans both young and old...read more

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9781410422439 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 17, 2010), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: From growing up in the tough neighborhood of Compton, California, trained by her father on littered public tennis courts, to becoming the top women's tennis player in the world, Serena Williams has been an inspiration to her legions of fans both young and old.
9780446553667 | Grand Central Pub, September 1, 2009, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: One of the biggest stars in tennis, Serena Williams has captured every major title.

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9780446564021 | Grand Central Pub, September 1, 2009, cover price $12.99

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Product Description: The Grand Slam and Olympic champion traces her rise from a disadvantaged childhood to one of the world's top women tennis players, sharing frank coverage of subjects ranging from her battles with racism and the injuries that threatened her career to her current roles as a philanthropist and media personality...read more

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9781600248573 | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, September 7, 2010), cover price $34.98 | About this edition: The Grand Slam and Olympic champion traces her rise from a disadvantaged childhood to one of the world's top women tennis players, sharing frank coverage of subjects ranging from her battles with racism and the injuries that threatened her career to her current roles as a philanthropist and media personality.

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Product Description: In A Champion’s Mind, the tennis great who so often exhibited visible discomfort with letting people “inside his head” finally opens up. An athletic prodigy, Pete resolved from his earliest playing days never to let anything get in the way of his love for the game...read more

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9780307383297 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, June 3, 2008), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Pete Sampras is arguably the greatest tennis player ever, a man whose hard-nosed work ethic led to an unprecedented number one world ranking for 286 weeks, and whose prodigious talent made possible a record-setting fourteen Grand Slam titles.

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9780307383303 | Three Rivers Pr, May 26, 2009, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In A Champion’s Mind, the tennis great who so often exhibited visible discomfort with letting people “inside his head” finally opens up.

Miscellaneous:

9780307410337 | Crown Pub, June 10, 2008, cover price $15.00

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9780739328750 | Abridged edition (Random House, June 3, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Pete Sampras is arguably the greatest tennis player ever, a man whose hard-nosed work ethic led to an unprecedented number one world ranking for 286 weeks, and whose prodigious talent made possible a record-setting fourteen Grand Slam titles.

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Product Description: In March 1973 two women met on a tennis court in Akron, Ohio. Over the course of the next sixteen years, together they would change the world. In their long careers Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert played each other eighty times, sixty of those in finals...read more

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9780224075053 | Vintage Uk, June 16, 2005, cover price $31.45 | About this edition: In March 1973 two women met on a tennis court in Akron, Ohio.

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9780224077668 | Vintage Uk, June 16, 2005, cover price $18.60

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