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Marcell
Jul 17th, 2008, 01:03 AM
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.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6579074.html

supergrunt
Jul 17th, 2008, 01:06 AM
Venus :D !

spokenword73
Jul 17th, 2008, 01:08 AM
I look forward to reading this one. Thanks for posting. (I just hope Vee does not bail out of L.A. :lol:)

friendsita
Jul 17th, 2008, 01:41 AM
Great!

frontier
Jul 17th, 2008, 01:44 AM
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!

CrossCourt~Rally
Jul 17th, 2008, 01:46 AM
Impressive, i hope she talks about it on Larry King tonight...:bounce:

kiwifan
Jul 17th, 2008, 01:48 AM
7-time Grand Slammer

:dance: :angel: :banana:

Shuji Shuriken
Jul 17th, 2008, 02:31 AM
:dance: :angel: :banana:

It does have a ring to it doesn't it :hearts: :kiss: :p?

Keep going Midas...er...I mean Venus :hearts: :kiss: :worship:.

RenaSlam.
Jul 17th, 2008, 02:35 AM
Venus :worship:

court70
Jul 17th, 2008, 02:37 AM
It's truly amazing when a person can have all their dreams come true. That does not happen often at all. Good for Vee.