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This account of a tennis match played by Arthur Ashe against Clark Graebner at Forest Hills in 1968 begins with the ball rising into the air for the initial serve and ends with the final point. McPhee provides a brilliant, stroke-by-stroke description while examining the backgrounds and attitudes which have molded the players' games.

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John McPhee is the author of twenty-six books, including Annals of the Former World, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize in 1999. He has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1965 and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374185688
Author:
McPhee, John
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Author:
McPhee, John
Subject:
General
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Tennis
Subject:
Ashe, arthur, 1943-1993
Subject:
Graebner, clark, 1943-
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19690931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.24 x 5.52 x 0.7 in

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