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Apr.19.2009
Included in this anthology, edited by Caryl Phillips, are Martin Amis in praise of Pete Sampras, Alistair Cooke on "Why I love Gabriela Sabatini," and Fred Perry describing his first Wimbledon win, when the crowds backed his Australian opponent, considering Perry too working-class. The...
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Sep.18.2008
Tennis Love, which was co-authored with Billie Jean King, contains 50 original Snoopy illustartions by Charles M Schulz.   The book is a common sense guide for parents of young tennis players and potential tennis players. It was engendered by Billie Jean's long time abhorrance of the many '...
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Jun.04.2008
Why A Curveball Curves examines how science impacts sports and how people can use science to understand a sport better. In addition to baseball, sports such as football, basketball, soccer, golf, tennis (13 in all) are examined. the book is aimed at a general audience and uses non-scientific...
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May.23.2008
Forced to give up her name, her friends, her boyfriend, and everything she's ever known, April feels like her life is over when her father's undercover work for the FBI forces the family to relocate under the Federal Witness Security Program. At least, they can now feel safe. Or -- can they? TV...
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Feb.11.2008
"You the only one who can say what you can and cannot do." —Gramma Fun Like many women of the baby-boom generation, Alice Wilson-Fried found the specter of menopause looming over her as a sinister figure, come to take her womanhood, her mind, her energy, and her enthusiasm for life....