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Arthur Ashe

Jennifer Strand

Arthur Ashe

by Jennifer Strand

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by ABDO Zoom in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American tennis players,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Tennis players

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJennifer Strand
    SeriesZoom in on trailblazing athletes
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27230941M
    ISBN 101680792482
    ISBN 109781680792485
    OCLC/WorldCa1001838694

    Aug 21,  · Arthur Ashe On Tennis: Strokes, Strategy, Traditions, Players, Psychology, and Wisdom by Arthur Ashe and Alexander McNab | Mar 28, out of 5 stars 3. Jul 02,  · Arthur Ashe during his match with Clark Graebner at the US Open in Photograph: Associated Press Books and ballgames made up my childhood and I haven’t outgrown them thehit45sradiogroup.com: Benjamin Markovits.

    As part of the acclaimed Sports Virtues series, Arthur Ashe: Integrity discusses the struggles and triumphs of Arthur Ashe's thehit45sradiogroup.com with each story in the Sports Virtues series, this book assigns a virtue to a celebrated athlete or coach, and uses that person's story to . Aug 21,  · ‎ A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A “thoroughly captivating biography” (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil righ 5/5(2).

    Arthur Ashe. Arthur Ashe was born in Richmond, Virginia, in , and died in New York City on February 6, In his twenty-year tennis career Ashe won some of the most coveted singles championship games; Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, and the World Cup Team Finals. Moutoussamy-Ashe, whose husband, tennis pro Arthur Ashe, died of AIDS-related causes in , has published a book of photographs detailing her husband ’ s last year, using their daughter ’ s experiences as a point of view.


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This biography will open your eyes and heart. It will instill hope and dreams/5. Arthur Ashe by Raymond Arsenault - A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A “thoroughly captivating biography” (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Released on: August 20, The following books are selections from the large library that Arthur Ashe left behind.

As an avid reader, he had books spanning every genre. In particular, he had many volumes concerning sports history and African-Americans.

This is the second book I've read out of this series and although it's a child's book (more for older elementary-middle school children) I have found them very interesting. Just like reading this one, I had never heard of Arthur Ashe or what he has done for the sport of /5.

Nov 26,  · I had tried to Arthur Ashe book this book many times and heard of Arthur Ashe my whole life. He was a tennis star and my cousins from the inner city always received tennis rackets from parks and rec he donated and they always brought them to our home in the suburbs to play.

Mike Tyson read this book in prison and has Arthur's image as a tattoo on his arm/5(46). May 01,  · Days of Grace: A Memoir is the most moving, honest and soul-baring memoir of a sports figure that I've read.

Arthur Ashe was one of the foremost and memorable sports legends of my youth and was a trailblazer in what had been an exclusive country-club sport/5.

Aug 21,  · Arthur Ashe: A Life is among the best books about tennis I’ve ever read — it’s a deep, detailed, thoughtful chronicle of one of the country’s best and most important players.

I wanted to hear more, though, about Ashe’s game and what sort of player he was on the court.3/4(11). Aug 15,  · Book review. Arthur Ashe gained international fame for his brilliance on the tennis court — in his prime he was one of the best players in the world and winner of three major championships Author: David Takami.

Aug 22,  · Arthur Ashe is memorialized in Richmond, Virginia with a bronze statue, showing the African-American tennis player and humanitarian surrounded by children—holding a set of books. Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. (July 10, – February 6, ) was an American professional tennis player who won three Grand Slam singles titles.

Ashe was the first black player selected to the United States Davis Cup team and the only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian thehit45sradiogroup.com retired in He was ranked world No. 1 by Harry Hopman in Tour Finals: F (). Arthur Ashe was the first African American to win the men's singles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S.

Open, and the first African-American man to be ranked No. 1 in the thehit45sradiogroup.com: Jul 10, The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Arthur Ashe - A Short Biography for Kids by Jonathan Madden at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. A short biography of Arthur Ashe, famous black tennis player and civil rights activist.

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Feb 17,  · "Arthur Ashe - A Life" is a brilliantly written book that takes you deep inside a life that still brings change today. This biography will open your eyes and heart. It will instill hope and dreams/5(9). Between Wimbledon and Wimbledon top tennis professional Arthur Ashe played center court on five continents, made airplane trips, slept in 71 different beds, and traveledmiles.

The dramatic diary he kept throughout that time on and off the court is the basis of this book 4/5. Nov 16,  · Following his retirement, Ashe was a TV sports commentator and columnist and wrote a 3-volume book, “A Hard Road to Glory,” about black athletes.

InAshe learned he had AIDS. Childhood / Formative Years. On July 10, Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. was born to parents Arthur Sr. and Mattie C. Ashe in Richmond, Virginia. Arthur began learning tennis from an early age, in part because his father took a post at Brook Field in Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams Sisters by Cecil Harris ().

Aug 20,  · A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK The first comprehensive, authoritative biography of American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public thehit45sradiogroup.com: Simon & Schuster.Born in the segregated South inAshe overcame racial prejudices and segregation to break into the world of tennis, which had traditionally been dominated by whites.

He rose to the top of the sport, winning three Grand Slam trophies and playing on the Davis Cup team. His tennis career came to an abrupt end when he suffered a heart attack while in his thirties.4/5(2).Ashe is the author of a novel about an occult group that meets near the site of Avalon entitled The Finger and the Moon.

He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in Ashe was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year Honours for services to thehit45sradiogroup.com mater: Cambridge University, University of .