Ladies of the court

grace and disgrace on the women"s tennis tour
  • 327 Pages
  • 4.42 MB
  • English
Crown Publishers , New York
Women tennis players -- Biogr
StatementMichael Mewshaw.
LC ClassificationsGV994.A1 M49 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 327 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1701209M
ISBN 100517587580
LC Control Number92001645

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