|Plot Summary of Venus & Serena|
|"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!
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."
Charlotte, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Venus & Serena|
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Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
- sports figure
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
Biography of famous person?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Average intelligence
- very athletic
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
Commentary on society?
- a lot of play on words
Writer's slant towards subject:
- very favorable
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
Is this a biography of several people?
If this is a kid's book:
- Age 16-Adult
- A ton 16-20 B&W
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
A LOT of info about personal vices?
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 76%-100% of book
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