Courts Of Babylon

Tales Of Greed And Glory In The Harsh New World Of Professional Tennis

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Publisher Scribner
Year 1995
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 480
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good
$24.99

Scribner, 1995. FIRST EDITION, first printing with full number line. Very good condition, internally in fine condition, small black mark on bottom of text block. Original dust jacket in very good condition. “Tales of Greed and Glory in The Harsh New World of Professional Tennis.” A close and revealing insider look at professional tennis, examining how it has grown from a decent amateur sport into a multi-million-dollar high-stakes industry, discussing the players and their training, the tournaments, the coaches and judges, the psychological pressures on everyone, uncovering a great deal that is secret, scandalous, and rather fascinating, on many of the key players. Hardcover with dust jacket, indexed. 480 pages.