The Resource Twice as good : the story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African American, (ebook)

Twice as good : the story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African American, (ebook)

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Twice as good : the story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African American
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Twice as good
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the story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African American
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eng
Summary
To nine-year-old Willie Powell, there was no prettier sight than the smooth grass lawns of Edgewater Golf Cource. He had been so eager to see them that he'd run seven miles to where the course was situated outside of town. But his elation didn't last. When he asked two golfers if they'd teach him the game, one man responded by saying, 'Son, didn't anyone ever tell you that your kind is not welcome here?' In the 1920's there was no place for Willie, or any black person, on a golf cource. It was a game for white people only, at least in America. But his enthusiasm for golf and his belief in what he knew to be right drove Willie Powell to change that, and to change minds
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Midwest
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Michelson, Richard
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796.352092
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non fiction
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  • Golf course architects
  • Golf courses
  • African American businesspeople
  • Discrimination in sports
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juvenile
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Twice as good : the story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African American, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781627532891
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MWT11552626
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Twice as good : the story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African American, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781627532891
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552626
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11552626
System control number
MWT11552626
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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