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Sporting gentlemen

men"s tennis from the age of honor to the cult of the superstar

by E. Digby Baltzell

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tennis -- History.,
  • Tennis -- Social aspects.,
  • Tennis players -- Conduct of life.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-408) and index.

    StatementE. Digby Baltzell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV992 .B35 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 420 p. :
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1115382M
    ISBN 100029013151
    LC Control Number94041401

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