Better Than the Best: Black Athletes Speak, 1920-2007
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BeschreibungThese engaging and forthright interviews bring together the life stories of thirteen black athletes who have risen to the top rank of their sport.
PortraitJohn C. Walter is professor emeritus of American ethnic studies, University of Washington. He is the author of "The Harlem Fox: J. Raymond Jones and Tammamy "and coeditor (with Johnnella Butler) of "Transforming the Curriculum: Ethnic Studies and Women's Studies." In 1953 he came to the United States from Jamaica on a track scholarship to Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas. Malina Iida is a student at William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai'i.
Pressestimmen"The book's most remarkable contribution to the literature. . . is that it offers previously unpublished stories of great athletes, some of whom did not publish memoirs. Encountering their voices is a wonderful gift. Summing Up: Recommended. All readers." --S. K. Fields, "Choice", July 2011
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF WASHINGTON PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2010
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten