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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 / written by Richard Michelson ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez.

Twice as good : the story of William Powell and clearview, the only golf course designed, built and owned by an African-American

Michelson, Richard. (Author).
Velasquez, Eric. (Added Author).

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Main j796.352092 M582t (Text) 31307019947078 Children's Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781585364664
  • ISBN: 1585364665
  • Physical Description: 1 v.(unpaged).: ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2011.

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"Willie dreamed of becoming a professional golfer, but his accoomplishments wentfar beyond playing the game of golf. Willie was often denied the opportunity to play golf because he was African American. Determined, he decided to build his own course, and welcome people of all color to play golf."--jacket
Subject: Powell, William J., 1916-
Golf course architects > United States > Biography.
Golf courses > United States > Design and construction > History..
African American businesspeople.
Discrimination in sports.
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