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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 17th, 2008, 12:03 AM Thread Starter
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Venus Signs Book Deal

The Venus brand continues to build, will pen book for HarperCollins

Hot on the heels of the beautifully photographed coffee table book Venus Williams by Koto Bolofo, Publisher's Weekly has just announced that the 7-time Grand Slammer has signed a deal with HarperCollins to pen The Coach Matters: Life Lessons Beyond the Playing Field, "an inspirational book about how a memorable coach’s winning advice can translate into success beyond sports."

V will draw upon her own experiences with co-coaches and parents Richard Williams and Oracene Price and discuss how the lessons she learned from them have translated into success both on and off the tennis court. She will also interview leaders in the worlds of business, politics, sports, entertainment, etc. who also share similar experiences with coaches from high school, college and/or the professional ranks.

I have to say V impresses me more and more every day with how she handles herself in every situation and how she continues to evolve not only as a baller, but as a human being.

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 17th, 2008, 12:06 AM
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Venus !
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 17th, 2008, 12:08 AM
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I look forward to reading this one. Thanks for posting. (I just hope Vee does not bail out of L.A. )

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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 17th, 2008, 12:44 AM
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Vee is always amazing......she is truly a Starr!Shine on..
I hope she goes on a book tour...maybe visit Oprah
She is businesswoman,athelete now an authour
She is a woman of substance!
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Impressive, i hope she talks about it on Larry King tonight...
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 17th, 2008, 12:48 AM
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7-time Grand Slammer

If your fave's coach isn't Richard Williams, that's just her first problem...

I was there when the ALL BLACKS won the World Cup in 2011!!!

"I don't know that I changed all that much. They just found somebody worse." - Aging tennis bad boy Jimmy Connors, referring to John McEnroe, in 1984.

There can never be too many "Sister Slams!"
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It does have a ring to it doesn't it ?

Keep going mean Venus .

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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 17th, 2008, 01:35 AM
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 17th, 2008, 01:37 AM
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It's truly amazing when a person can have all their dreams come true. That does not happen often at all. Good for Vee.
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