On the Line

On the Line

Large Print - 2010
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From growing up in the tough neighborhood of Compton, California, trained by her father on littered public tennis courts, to becoming the top women's tennis player in the world, Serena Williams has been an inspiration to her legions of fans both young and old. Now she has applied the same strength and determination to pursuits in philanthropy, fashion, television and film. In On the Line, Serena takes an empowering look at her life and what is still to come.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2010.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9781410422439
1410422437
Branch Call Number: LP B Will
Characteristics: 435 p. (large print), [16 p. of plates] : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Paisner, Daniel

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Polonesia
Jun 02, 2016

Good mix of match and personal life insight to Serena Williams

Lexicon_ Nov 03, 2012

A bit hard to get through, if you don't know anything about Tennis, but the underlying tones and message make the moments of confusion worth it.

Average, but also inspiring, even if leaning towards cliche.

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Sue2
Jan 13, 2011

I enjoyed reading about Serena. Getting a glimpse into the psyche of a world class athlete was interesting.

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Polonesia
Jun 02, 2016

This is a nice insight to the life of Serena Williams. It is not very in depth, but gives a good perspective on where she comes from and on her relationship with her family. It is a good read that will help to understand this great athlete a little bit more as a person.

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