Evonne by Evonne Goolagong

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Evonne

by Evonne Goolagong and Bud Collins with Victor Edwards

Hart-Davis, Granada Publishing, 1975 [First Edition], ISBN 0246108894, black and white photographic plates, hardcover, dust-jacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, very minor lean, no inscriptions, dust-jacket shows minor edge and shelf wear with minor rubbing to edges and corners (see photographs)

"The story of Evonne Goolagong is a modern fairy tale, a romance-magazine cartoon come true.  It is a story of how the third daughter of a poor Aborigine sheep-shearer became a world champion at the age of nineteen and a millionairess.
Evonne describes how a series of strokes of luck led to her being 'discovered'; how one of Australia's top tennis coaches took her under his wing; how she 'served her time', practising from dawn till dusk, playing on pot-holed courts at countless local tournaments; and how finally she soared to international stardom."


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