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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: When Billie Jean King trounced Bobby Riggs in tennis's "Battle of the Sexes" in 1973, she placed sports squarely at the center of a national debate about gender equity. In this winning combination of biography and history, Susan Ware argues that King's challenge to sexism, the supportive climate of second-wave feminism, and the legislative clout of Title IX sparked a women's sports revolution in the 1970s that fundamentally reshaped American society...read more

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9780807834541 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, March 1, 2011, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: When Billie Jean King trounced Bobby Riggs in tennis's "Battle of the Sexes" in 1973, she placed sports squarely at the center of a national debate about gender equity.

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9781469622033, titled "Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women’s Sports" | Univ of North Carolina Pr, February 1, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: When Billie Jean King trounced Bobby Riggs in tennis's "Battle of the Sexes" in 1973, she placed sports squarely at the center of a national debate about gender equity.
9780373764440, titled "The Bachlor Takes a Wife" | Harlequin Books, June 1, 2002, cover price $3.99 | also contains The Bachlor Takes a Wife | About this edition: Texas millionaire Keith Owens loved his bachelor ways—until elegant and sophisticated Andrea O'Rourke came back to town.

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Product Description: "Explores the life and times of Venus and Serena Williams, providing an in-depth look at the inspiration, achievements, and successes that define them. Intended for fourth to sixth grade students"--Provided by publisher.

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9781621273998 | Weigl Pub Inc, July 30, 2013, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: "Explores the life and times of Venus and Serena Williams, providing an in-depth look at the inspiration, achievements, and successes that define them.

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9781621273936, titled "Venus and Serena Williams" | Weigl Pub Inc, July 30, 2013, cover price $27.13

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9781420504880 | 1 edition (Lucent Books, February 18, 2011), cover price $39.40

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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: 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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Follows the tennis careers and friendship of African-American Althea Gibson and Jewish-European Angela Buxton, discussing how both women triumphed over tennis-circuit prejudice and became successful Wimbledon partners. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9780060526535 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, June 1, 2005), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Follows the tennis careers and friendship of African-American Althea Gibson and Jewish-European Angela Buxton, discussing how both women triumphed over tennis-circuit prejudice and became successful Wimbledon partners.

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Product Description: Texas millionaire Keith Owens loved his bachelor ways—until elegant and sophisticated Andrea O'Rourke came back to town. Years ago the sparks between them had nearly seared them both—but Andrea had left, swearing to forget the power of Keith's touch...read more

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9780373764440 | Harlequin Books, June 1, 2002, cover price $3.99 | also contains Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports | About this edition: Texas millionaire Keith Owens loved his bachelor ways—until elegant and sophisticated Andrea O'Rourke came back to town.

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Product Description: • The record books say that Maureen Connolly may have been one of the greatest women's tennis players ever. • This is an inspirational story of how a daughter recovered from grief and through the lessons she learned from her mother, is able to fully celebrate life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781930819016 | Tapestry Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: • The record books say that Maureen Connolly may have been one of the greatest women's tennis players ever.

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Product Description: Written in a lively, readable style, this book profiles two women who broke new ground in tennis. Alice Marble (1913-1990) became the first woman to play power tennis, and by 1939 had won several Wimbledon titles. Althea Gibson (1927- ) broke the racial color line in tennis by entering many previously white-only tournaments, and became the first black person to win both the U...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781878067883 | Seal Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Written in a lively, readable style, this book profiles two women who broke new ground in tennis.

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Profiles the personal and professional life of the tennis champion who defected from Czechoslovakia in 1975, and discusses her contributions to women's professional tennis

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9781559723008 | Birch Lane Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Profiles the personal and professional life of the tennis champion who defected from Czechoslovakia in 1975, and discusses her contributions to women's professional tennis

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The youngest U.S. Open singles champion in history tells about surviving the challenges that exist off the tennis court and shares how she was able to put her losses behind her and find new meaning and new rewards. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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9780688099237 | William Morrow & Co, August 1, 1992, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The youngest U.

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A 1930s tennis champion describes her successful career, her tragic personal life marred by the deaths of loved ones, rape, and illness, and her role as a spy for the United States during World War II

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9780312058395 | St Martins Pr, May 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A 1930s tennis champion describes her successful career, her tragic personal life marred by the deaths of loved ones, rape, and illness, and her role as a spy for the United States during World War II

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