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Zina Garrison

A. P. Porter

Zina Garrison

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by A. P. Porter

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Garrison, Zina, 1963- -- Juvenile literature,
    • Garrison, Zina, 1963-,
    • Tennis players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Women tennis players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Tennis players,
    • African Americans -- Biography,
    • Women -- Biography

    • About the Edition

      Describes the life of the outstanding tennis player who, in 1990, became the first African-American woman in thirty-two years to reach the singles final at Wimbledon.

      Edition Notes

      StatementA.P. Porter.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesThe Achievers
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV994.G37 P67 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1543517M
      ISBN 100822504995
      LC Control Number91022475
      OCLC/WorldCa23973068

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