A Handful of Summers
HarperCollins Publishers Limited, Jul 1, 2008 - 288 pages
Gordon Forbes travelled the world with his racquet during the last days of amateur tennis in the late-1950s and early-1960s. In this book, he gives an account of his travels with his long-time tennis partner Abe Segal, and tells of the riotous characters who populated the amateur tennis world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - asktheages - LibraryThing
I have to say, I've read this one twice now and I don't quite get the hype over it. It's often considered one of, if not THE, best tennis books ever written, but I didn't like it as much as I expected ... Read full review
Review: A Handful Of SummersUser Review - Jeanne - Goodreads
This memoir is an interesting look into the early history and spirit of the game of tennis -- before it was all money and fame. Very refreshing. The personal antedotes were fun, but the endless lists ... Read full review