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Richard Pancho Gonzalez, tennis champion

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Springfield, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gonzales, Pancho, 1928- -- Juvenile literature,
    • Gonzales, Pancho, 1928-,
    • Tennis players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Mexican American tennis players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Tennis players,
    • Mexican American tennis players,
    • Mexican Americans -- Biography

    • About the Edition

      Details the life and career of the Mexican American who became a brilliant success as a tennis champion, examining his dedication as a player and a competitor.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 126) and index.

      StatementDoreen Gonzales.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV994.G65 G66 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL697538M
      ISBN 10089490891X
      LC Control Number97045093
      OCLC/WorldCa37955566


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