Arthur Ashe: Tennis Great and Civil Rights Leader

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ABDO, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Legendary Athletes introduces readers to the people who have made significant impacts both athletically and socially. Arthur Ashe: Tennis Great & Civil Rights Leader highlights Arthur Ashe's childhood and rise to fame. Career highlights, battles along the way, and humanitarian contributions are also discussed. The tennis great's lasting legacy is told through informative sidebars, captivating photos, and engaging text. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

Young Arthur
16
Summers in Lynchburg
24
College and the Army
34
Going Pro
44
South Africa
54
Final Years of Tennis
64
Embracing Retirement
74
AIDS and a Legacy
84
Timeline
96
Essential Facts
100
Glossary
102
Additional Resources
104
Source Notes
106
Index
110
About the Author
112
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