Billie Jean King Signed
|Publisher||LIFE TIME MEDIA, INC|
LIFE TIME MEDIA INC, 2008. FIRST EDITION, first printing. Like new condition. Original dust jacket, like new, not price clipped. Offciail hologram signed Billie Jean King bookplate attached to half title page. "Lessons I've Learned from Life and the Battle of the Sexes is Billie Jean King's biography, written with Christine Brennan and a preface by Holly Hunter. Published in conjunction with the 35th anniversary of King's victory over Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes tennis match. The tennis star recounts her life and athletic career, from childhood, through her athletic successes, to her life after professional tennis, and discusses the life lessons that she learned at every stage along the way. Her victory over Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes was a pivotal moment in gender relations for generations of American women and men. But her journey to the Battle of the Sexes was no accident. Now, for the first time ever, Billie Jean shares the life lessons that led to her success in that match, in sports, and in the world at large. Uses the Battle of the Sexes exhibition to illustrate what she learned in her early life that brought her to that event and the lessons that she learned from it. Packed with the common-sense lessons by which Billie Jean has lived her remarkable life, as well as words of wisdom and inspirational advice for how you can use these lessons, Pressure is a Privilege is an invaluable tool for any person in any profession who wants to achieve a richer, more fulfilling life." Wonderful affordable signed autobiography of arguably the most accomplished sportswoman of all-time. 192 pages.