The Resource High strung : Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tennis's fiercest rivalry, Stephen Tignor

High strung : Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tennis's fiercest rivalry, Stephen Tignor

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High strung : Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tennis's fiercest rivalry
Title
High strung
Title remainder
Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tennis's fiercest rivalry
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Tignor
Title variation
High strung
Title variation remainder
Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tenniss fiercest rivalry
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
"Using as its primary lens the fabled 1981 U.S. Open match between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, as well as the watershed tournament at large, High Strung orbits around the four greatest, enigmatic talents of that age and argues that with their collective, athletic dňouements came the end of the golden era of tennis"--
Summary
"Using as its primary lens the fabled 1981 U.S. Open match between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, as well as the watershed tournament at large, High Strung orbits around the four greatest, enigmatic talents of that age and argues that with their collective, athletic dňouements came the end of the golden era of tennis"--
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Biography type
collective biography
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10025596
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Tignor, Stephen
Dewey number
  • 796.3420922
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Borg, Bjorn
  • McEnroe, John
  • U.S. Open (Tennis tournament)
  • Tennis players
  • Tennis players
  • Sports rivalries
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / History
Target audience
adult
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Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tennis's fiercest rivalry
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High strung : Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tennis's fiercest rivalry, Stephen Tignor
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Publication
Contents
The angel and the brat -- Barbarians on the lawns -- The next victim -- Lingering death -- The Dark Prince of Queens -- Exile on Park Avenue -- The Valley of Ashes -- Tearing the cover off the game -- Taking love on the rise -- Mr. Nasty -- The Lord of Discipline -- Fallen angel -- Nobody beats Vitas Gerulaitis -- Ivan the Powerful -- Heroes and villains -- Super Saturday -- Requiem for an assassin
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
238 p.
Isbn
9780062009845
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011013011
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062009845
  • (OCoLC)722859700
Label
High strung : Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tennis's fiercest rivalry, Stephen Tignor
Publication
Contents
The angel and the brat -- Barbarians on the lawns -- The next victim -- Lingering death -- The Dark Prince of Queens -- Exile on Park Avenue -- The Valley of Ashes -- Tearing the cover off the game -- Taking love on the rise -- Mr. Nasty -- The Lord of Discipline -- Fallen angel -- Nobody beats Vitas Gerulaitis -- Ivan the Powerful -- Heroes and villains -- Super Saturday -- Requiem for an assassin
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
238 p.
Isbn
9780062009845
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011013011
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062009845
  • (OCoLC)722859700

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