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Tigerbelle the Wyomia Tyus story by Wyomia Tyus

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Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women track and field athletes,
  • Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementWyomia Tyus and Elizabeth Terzakis, with a foreword by Joy Reid
ContributionsTerzakis, Elizabeth, author, Reid, Joy, writer of foreword
The Physical Object
Pagination288 pages
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26966594M
ISBN 101617756768
ISBN 109781617756764
LC Control Number2018930200
OCLC/WorldCa1022791313

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  Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story is a book all fans of any sport, but particularly those who love track and field, will enjoy. But it also covers an equally important slice of history, both for HBCUs and women's sports, that should never be forgotten nor undervalued."Reviews:   Elie Wiesel spent his early years in a small Transylvanian town as one of four children. He was the only one of the family to survive what Francois Maurois, in his introduction, calls the "human holocaust" of the persecution of the Jews, which began with the restrictions, the singularization of the yellow star, the enclosure within the ghetto, and went on to the mass deportations to the ovens Author: Wyomia Tyus. Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story is a book all fans of any sport, but particularly those who love track and field, will enjoy. But it also covers an equally important slice of history, both for HBCUs and women's sports, that should never be forgotten nor undervalued.". Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story. Book — Non-fiction. By Wyomia Tyus and Elizabeth Terzakis. pages. A young adult sports history that chronicles the life of Wyomia Tyus, the daughter of a tenant dairy farmer, who became the first person to win gold medals in the meter sprint in two consecutive Olympic Games.