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Billie Jean King

James T. Olsen

Billie Jean King

the lady of the court

by James T. Olsen

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Creative Education; distributed by Childrens Press, Chicago in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • King, Billie Jean -- Juvenile literature.,
  • King, Billie Jean.,
  • Tennis players.,
  • Women -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of a champion, winner of almost every amateur tennis title in the world, whose present interests include bringing tennis to ghetto children and Women"s Lib to the tennis court.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby James T. Olsen.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
    SeriesCreative"s Superstars
    ContributionsNelson, John, 1928- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV994.K56 O47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5419427M
    ISBN 100871912759
    LC Control Number73012438

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