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Pressure Is a Privilege: Lessons I've Learned from Life and the Battle of the Sexes (Billie Jean King Library)

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"Tennis champion King uses her 1973 Battle of the Sexes match against Bobby Riggs as a foil to illuminate 13 life lessons in this self-help quasi-memoir. Part business advice, part personal advice and all motivation, King's insights aren't novel (seize opportunities whenever they arise, do your best and visualize success), and her advice (shared family meals with all cell phones turned off) is standard but sound. For a radical figure in sports and women's equality, King treads the safe and narrow throughout the brief book (her first since the 1982 autobiography Billie Jean), and coasts on repeated references to an important but particularly dated match. Tennis fans may want to give it a perusal, but those seeking fresh inspiration can pass." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780981636801
Author:
King, Billie Jean
Publisher:
Lifetime Media
With:
Brennan, Christine
Preface by:
Hunter, Holly
Preface:
Hunter, Holly
Author:
King, Billie-Jean
Author:
Hunter, Holly
Author:
Brennan, Christine
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Subject:
Personal Growth - General
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Tennis players
Subject:
Tennis players -- United States.
Subject:
Motivational
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Billie Jean King Library
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.9 x 5.4 in 10.8 oz

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Tennis champion King uses her 1973 Battle of the Sexes match against Bobby Riggs as a foil to illuminate 13 life lessons in this self-help quasi-memoir. Part business advice, part personal advice and all motivation, King's insights aren't novel (seize opportunities whenever they arise, do your best and visualize success), and her advice (shared family meals with all cell phones turned off) is standard but sound. For a radical figure in sports and women's equality, King treads the safe and narrow throughout the brief book (her first since the 1982 autobiography Billie Jean), and coasts on repeated references to an important but particularly dated match. Tennis fans may want to give it a perusal, but those seeking fresh inspiration can pass." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
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