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Title Twice as good : the story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African American / by Richard Michelson ; iIllustrated by Eric Velasquez.
Author Michelson, Richard.
Publication Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Call # J B POWELL M
Summary Recounts the life of William Powell, an African American golfer discriminated against because of his race, and how his perseverance and spirit helped him rise from a caddy to the first African American owner of a public golf course.
Subject Powell, William J., 1916-2009 -- Juvenile literature.
Golf course architects -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Golf courses -- United States -- Design and construction -- History -- Juvenile literature.
African American businesspeople -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in sports -- Juvenile literature.
Addl. Author Velasquez, Eric, illustrator.
ISBN 1585364665 :
9781585364664

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 Central 1st Fl - Juv Biog  J B POWELL M    CHECK SHELVES  
 E Parkway Juv Biog  J B POWELL M    CHECK SHELVES  
 Macon Juv Biog  J B POWELL M    CHECK SHELVES