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Published by Crestwood House in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Ashe, Arthur -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ashe, Arthur.,
  • Tennis players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Tennis players.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

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About the Edition

A biography of the black tennis champion who won the men"s singles title at Wimbledon in 1975.

Edition Notes

Statementby Julian May.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesSports close-up books
LC ClassificationsGV994.A7 M39 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5203870M
ISBN 100913940313
LC Control Number75028932

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