Ray Arsenault - Arthur Ashe

USFSP professor Ray Arsenault's biography of Arthur Ashe, "Arthur Ashe: A Life," will be released Aug. 21. (courtesy Simon & Schuster)
Ray Arsenault - Arthur Ashe

Twenty-five years after his death, the first comprehensive biography of famed African-American tennis player Arthur Ashe will be published in August.

Dinorah Prevost talks to USF St. Petersburg professor Ray Arsenault about his eight year process of writing the book "Arthur Ashe: A Life" on University Beat on WUSF Public Media.

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Ray Arsenault
John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History
USF St. Petersburg

"Arthur Ashe: A Life" on Amazon.com

WUSF News story on Arsenault & the Ashe biography

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