Tennis (25-Aug-1927 28-Sep-2003)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Althea Gibson; with Ed Fitzgerald. I Always Wanted to Be Somebody. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1958. 176pp.
Althea Gibson; with Richard Curtis. So Much to Live for. New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1968.
Frances Clayton Gray; Yanick Rice Lamb. Born to Win: The Authorized Biography of Althea Gibson. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 2004.
Bruce Schoenfeld. The Match: Althea Gibson and Angela Buxton: How Two Outsiders -- One Black, the Other Jewish -- Forged a Friendship and Made Sports History. HarperCollins. 2004. 320pp.
- Official Website: http://www.altheagibson.com/
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- International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.253)
- Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.585)
- Webster's American Biographies (p.395)
- Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.270)
- International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.192)
- American Lives: Sports (vol.1, p.324)
- ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.522)
- St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.230)
- Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.865)
- Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.224)
- The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.262)
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