Days of Grace: A Memoir

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    Arthur Ashe completed the manuscript for Days of Grace, his celebrated memoir, shortly before passing away from AIDS-related pneumonia in 1993. “Gripping…Moving…Admirable…And what makes it so is Ashe’s capacity for evaluating himself and the world with intelligence and honor…Honesty is visible on every page.” -The New York Times Book Review

  • By Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad. Published May 1994 by Ballantine Books. Paperback. 384 pages.

A Legacy That Transcends Tennis

A Legacy That Transcends Tennis

Arthur Ashe stood at the nexus of sport, culture and politics, and exemplified the power of grace through his sportsmanlike approach to all on- and off-court matters. His tennis-related achievements were only a small part of his life’s story, paling in comparison to what he considered his most important endeavors: affecting social change and extending opportunity and dignity to all people.

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