Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Akashic Books: "Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story" 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story
Wyomia Tyus and Elizabeth Terzakis
Akashic Books

Akashic Books


By Wyomia Tyus and Elizabeth Terzakis
With a foreword by MSNBC host Joy Reid
Afterword by sportswriter, and Edge of Sports imprint curator, Dave Zirin
“[Dave] Zirin’s Edge of Sports imprint at Akashic is publishing Tigerbelle (Sept.), a memoir from two-time Olympic gold medalist sprinter Wyomia Tyus. The daughter of a tenant farmer in rural Georgia, she won top honors at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics. In the book, coauthored by Elizabeth Terzakis, she recalls her turbulent path to the top and her struggle to find recognition afterward."

Publishers Weekly, Sports Preview Feature  

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