Tucson Festival of Books

The Price of Fame

Biographers explore themes of race and culture in the lives and careers of tennis stars Althea Gibson and Naomi Osaka, and WWII Marine hero Ira Hayes.

Tom Holm

Tom Holm is a professor emeritus of American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona. Professor Holm has published more than 50 articles, books, pamphlets, government reports, book reviews and essays, editorials and book chapters....

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Sally Jacobs

Sally H. Jacobs is a former reporter for the Boston Globe and winner of both the coveted George Polk Award and the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting with the Globe newsroom. She is the author of "The Other Barack," a biography of Barack Obama’s father....

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Ben Rothenberg

Ben Rothenberg is a sportswriter from Washington, D.C. He has covered Naomi Osaka around the world since she emerged onto the WTA Tour in 2014, both in print for The New York Times and on his podcast, "No Challenges Remaining....

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Naomi Osaka
Her Journey to Finding Her Power and Her Voice
Ben Rothenberg
January 2024
ISBN 9780593472439
448 pages
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The Life of Tennis Champion Althea Gibson
Sally Jacobs
St. Martin's Publishing Group
August 2023
ISBN 9781250246554
464 pages
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Ira Hayes
The Akimel O'odham Warrior, World War II, and the Price of Heroism
Tom Holm
History / Biography
Grand Central Publishing
January 2023
ISBN 9781538709504
320 pages
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