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I always wanted to be somebody

Althea Gibson

I always wanted to be somebody

by Althea Gibson

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Published by W.H.Allen in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Ed Fitzgerald.
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Open LibraryOL16828370M

Buy I Always Wanted to Be Somebody by Gibson, Althea (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). I Always Wanted to Be Somebody can be read simply as an engaging account of a lively childhood and exciting career in sports. The language is informal and, especially in the first two chapters.

I Always Wanted to Be Somebody (Book): Gibson, Althea. There are no comments for this title yet. Apart from race and even from sports, however, I Always Wanted to Be Somebody is an appealing story of a person who had an irregular childhood, who always refused to .

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I Always Wanted to Be Somebody Hardcover – June 1, by Althea Gibson (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ Cited by: I consider Althea Gibson's book "I Always Wanted to Be Somebody" a worthwhile read; however, I couldn't help but feel that this 50+ year old book needed to be edited more by the publisher.

Gibson was an amazing tennis player and the first African American EVER to win at Wimbledon. I just felt that this book lacked depth and personality/5.

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Inwhen Gibson was ill and destitute, she confided to Buxton that she was contemplating suicide. Buxton led a fund-raising campaign on Gibson's behalf that allowed Gibson to live out her remaining eight years.

A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket. The title comes from Gibson's quote: "I always wanted to be : GIBSON, Althea. Always, Been, More, Now, Realize, Should, Somebody, Specific, Wanted Quotes to Explore I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.

Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. Corners bumped and a bit of wear on the boards, very good in slightly rubbed very good price-clipped dustwrapper with a tiny nick. The tennis star's candid autobiography Inscribed to her doublesborn in South Carolina and raised in Harlem, learned to play paddle tennis there and eventually : GIBSON, Althea.

I want to Be Somebody New by Robert Lopshire is a beginner book that shows young children that being themselves is perfectly okay and they shouldn't wish to be anyone else.

This theme is shown through a great use of picture detail, text enthusiasm and rhyme/5. Welcome to our little library. Today we are reading short story I Want to Be Somebody New. Listen and play. Learning to: read with me.

Subscribe, there will. InI Always Wanted to Be Somebody, Althea Gibson gives a personal and colorful account of her life from the very early years on a small farm in Silver, South Carolina, through her second.

Find the Book to Satisfy Your Book Cravings. With one of the largest book inventories in the world, find the book you are looking for. To help, we provided some of our favorites. Shop NowPrice Range: $ - $ I always wanted to be somebody. New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) Online version: Gibson, Althea, I always wanted to be somebody.

New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) Online version: Gibson, Althea, I always wanted to be somebody. New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) Named Person. ALTHEA GIBSON SIGNED "I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE SOMEBODY" FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER. View Book chronicles the life story of Gibson (), an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete to cross the color line of international tennis.

Inshe became the first person of color to win a Grand Slam title (the. Get this from a library. I always wanted to be somebody.

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The verso features a white background with black text and a black and white photograph of Gibson playing tennis. A hard cover string bound page book (a) written by Althea Gibson and.

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