The Resource Arthur Ashe : a life, Raymond Arsenault

Arthur Ashe : a life, Raymond Arsenault

Label
Arthur Ashe : a life
Title
Arthur Ashe
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Arsenault
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 intellectual. Based on prodigious research, including more than one hundred interviews, Raymond Arsenault's insightful and compelling biography puts Ashe in the context of both his time and the long struggle of African-American athletes seeking equal opportunity and respect
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arsenault, Raymond
Dewey number
796.342092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ashe, Arthur
  • Tennis players
  • African American tennis players
  • Civil rights
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
Label
Arthur Ashe : a life, Raymond Arsenault
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Under the Dominion -- Playing in the shadows -- Dr. J and the Lynchburg boys -- The only raisin in a rice pudding -- The gateway -- The golden land -- Traveling man -- From Dixie to Down Under -- Advantage Ashe -- Openings -- Mr. Cool -- Racket man -- Doubling down -- Risky business -- South Africa -- Pros and cons -- Wimbledon 1975 -- King Arthur -- Affairs of the heart -- Coming back -- Off the court -- Captain Ashe -- Blood lines -- Hard road to glory -- Days of grace -- Final set -- Epilogue: Shadow's end
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
767 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781439189047
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 446561
  • (HPL)299286
  • 446561
Label
Arthur Ashe : a life, Raymond Arsenault
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Under the Dominion -- Playing in the shadows -- Dr. J and the Lynchburg boys -- The only raisin in a rice pudding -- The gateway -- The golden land -- Traveling man -- From Dixie to Down Under -- Advantage Ashe -- Openings -- Mr. Cool -- Racket man -- Doubling down -- Risky business -- South Africa -- Pros and cons -- Wimbledon 1975 -- King Arthur -- Affairs of the heart -- Coming back -- Off the court -- Captain Ashe -- Blood lines -- Hard road to glory -- Days of grace -- Final set -- Epilogue: Shadow's end
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
767 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781439189047
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 446561
  • (HPL)299286
  • 446561

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