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Days of Grace: A Memoir
by Arthur Ashe, Arnold Rampersad | Biographies & Memoirs
Registered by wingBookgirrlwing of Acton, Ontario Canada on 3/1/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingBookgirrlwing from Acton, Ontario Canada on Thursday, March 01, 2018

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Thanks to AbeBooks, I got this hard cover for about $2. A poignant book, published in 1993. International tennis star (Men's Singles Champion at the US Open and Wimbledon), Arthur Ashe contracted AIDS when he had a blood transfusion for heart surgery. AIDS was pretty much a death sentence in the early 90's, and Ashe took what time he had left to write a beautiful, inspiring book. His life story is especially interesting to me, as a life-long tennis fan, but the ending is going to be oh, so sad. Kleenex will be close by as I read it. A tennis hero, and humanitarian hero.  

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