OFF THE COURT. by Ashe, Arthur with Neil Amdur.


Edition: First printing.

New York: New American Library (1981.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First autobiography of this great African American tennis player, a black champion in a white world - ranges from his years growing up as a boy in the 1950's in the segregated South to playing at Wimbledon and confronting apartheid in South Africa. Includes an account of his heart attack and surgery at age 37 - an attack that was to have much more tragic consequences later on, since he contracted AIDS from the blood transfusionhe was given then. Illustrated with photographs. Career highlights. 230 pp. ISBN: 0-453-004008.

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 31156
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