A Black Athlete, A White Era, and the Fight to Be the World's Fastest Human Being

Book - 2008
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Balf presents this fascinating story of cyclist Major Taylor, Americas first African-American sports mega-celebrity and his quest to beat out his white, racist rival for the title of Fastest Man in the World. 18 b&w photos.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 2008.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780307236586
Characteristics: 306 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 24 cm


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