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Black History Makers: Sports People Adam Sutherland

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Paperback / softback 24 pages

ISBN:
9780750278744
Size:
270 x 220 x 3mm
Published:
14th Nov 2013
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Series:
Black History Makers
Interest age: from c 9 years
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Overview

This title looks at key sports figures from black history such as Jesse Owens, Muhammad Ali and Usain Bolt. Biographies of each individual detail their childhood, struggles and achievements, looking at the legacy they have left behind today.

Contents

Making History Jesse Owens Kipchoge Keino Muhammad Ali Michael Jordan Kelly Holmes Tiger Woods Venus and Serena Williams Lewis Hamilton Usain Bolt Timeline More sporting heroes Glossary Index

Author

Adam Sutherland is an award-winning journalist and non-fiction writer with over 20 years` experience in the industry. He has written for publications including The Observer, Wired and Esquire magazines, and has won the PPA Specialist Writer of the Year Award for his coverage of sport, and a BSME award for Young Writer of the Year. He started his writing career covering bands and music for style magazines The Face, i-D and Arena, but more recently has expanded to cover film, new media and business. He has written a series of business titles for young adults on companies such as Nike, Google and Facebook, and biographies of rapper Jay-Z and Apple founder Steve Jobs.

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