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A Terrible Splendor

South Dakota Humanities Council
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This book by Marshall Jon Fisher describes the five sets of the tie-deciding tennis match between Don Budge of the U.S. and Baron Gottfried von Cramm of Germany in the 1937 Davis Cup. As world history is woven in, the reader discovers that von Cramm is not only playing for the Cup, but for his life. The book provides historical review and illuminates the role of sport in international dynamics. Dr. Daw will present based on this book.