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Gail Devers

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Contemporary Black Biography, Vol. 7. Detroit: Gale, 1994.

Great Women in Sports. Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 1996.

Gutman, Bill. Gail Devers: Overcoming the Odds. Bt Bound, 1999.

Layden, Joe. Women In Sports: The Complete Book on the World's Greatest Female Athletes. Los Angeles: General Publishing Group, 1997.

Mead, Katherine. Gail Devers: A Runner's Dream (Young Biographies). Raintree/Steck-Vaughn, 1998.

Plowden, Martha Ward. Olympic Black Women. Gretna: Pelican Publishing Company, 1996.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture. five volumes. Detroit: St. James Press, 2000.

Who's Who Among African Americans. 14th ed. Detroit: Gale, 2001.

Worth, Richard. Gail Devers (Overcoming Adversities). Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2001.


Cazeneuve, Brian. "Inside Track and Field." Sports Illustrated (July 29, 2002): 84.

"Gail Devers story tells how sprinter overcame illness to win Olympic gold." Jet (June 3, 1996): 52.

Leavy, Walter. "Athlete: Gail Devers." Ebony (March 1997): 90.

Moore, Kenny. "Dash to glory." Sports Illustrated (August 10, 1992): 12.


Gail Devers's Home Page. http://www.gaildevers.com. (January 20, 2003).

Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story, Videocassette. Hallmark Home Entertainment, 1996.

Sports Stars Series 1–4. U•X•L, 1994-98. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Detroit: Gale Group.2003. http://www.galenet.com/servlet/BioRC (January 24, 2003).

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