Venus & Serena Book Summary and Study Guide

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The book chronicals the seven years that author Dave Rineberg spent as hitting coach for Venus and Serena Williams, and what it was like working with such phenoms. Throughout the pivotal early years, the media presented different sides of the Williams fascinating rise to fame, but there's one side that no one else had access to--The Inside!
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With candor and wit, Rineberg writes about his experiences with Richard Williams, the controversial and controlling father, coach and manager; and about the early years, when Venus and Serena were rising up the tennis ranks. This book will take you on to the practice courts showing daily workouts and secret practice methods, and discuss the controversies that fllowed in the wake of Venus and Serena's rise to fame.
Ride along and experience what Rineberg describes as a roller coaster ride from the tennis courts of Florida to the lush green lawns of wimbeldon and Stadium court at the U.S. Open.
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Plot & Themes

Sports story?    -   tennis Sports story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   sports figure Ethnicity    -   Black Nationality    -   American


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   Northeast    -   California Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France    -   Italy    -   Germany    -   Spain Misc setting    -   resort/hotel Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   encouraged    -   like laughing If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A ton 16-20 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   76%-100% of book

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