The Divine Miss Marble

by Robert Weintraub

The Divine Miss Marble

  • ISBN-13: 9781524745370
  • Author(s): Robert Weintraub
  • Subject: Biography: sport
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Dutton
  • Publication Date: 05-08-2021
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£14.99
Alice Marble was the biggest tennis star of the pre-war era, famous for overcoming serious illness to win the biggest tournaments including Wimbledon. She was also a fashion designer, a contributor to a pioneering new comic called Wonder Woman, and friend to the biggest names in Hollywood. She helped integrate tennis and even coached Billie Jean King and Sally Ride. Yet her private life provoked constant speculation, and her memoirs added layers of legend upon stories. This fascinating biography reveals her mysteries and contradictions, and the truths of her unforgettable life.
About the book

Alice Marble was the biggest tennis star of the pre-war era, famous for overcoming serious illness to win the biggest tournaments including Wimbledon. She was also a fashion designer, a contributor to a pioneering new comic called Wonder Woman, and friend to the biggest names in Hollywood. She helped integrate tennis and even coached Billie Jean King and Sally Ride. Yet her private life provoked constant speculation, and her memoirs added layers of legend upon stories. This fascinating biography reveals her mysteries and contradictions, and the truths of her unforgettable life.

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