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Winning sounds like this : a season with the women's basketball team at Gallaudet, the world's only university for the deaf

Author: Wayne R Coffey
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An award-winning sportswriter recounts of 1999-2000 season of the women's basketball team of Gallaudet University, offering unforgettable portraits of the players and their individual struggles for acceptance in a hearing world, the team's dedicated coach Kitty Baldridge. The Gallaudet women's basketball team has just defeated the number one ranked team in the country, the College of New Jersey. A reporter, not  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne R Coffey
ISBN: 0609607650 9780609607657
OCLC Number: 49389895
Description: 239 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Wayne Coffey.
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An award-winning sportswriter recounts of 1999-2000 season of the women's basketball team of Gallaudet University, offering unforgettable portraits of the players and their individual struggles for acceptance in a hearing world, the team's dedicated coach Kitty Baldridge. The Gallaudet women's basketball team has just defeated the number one ranked team in the country, the College of New Jersey. A reporter, not wanting to be insensitive, delicately broaches the obvious question: How can you play so well despite your hearing impairment? Nanette Virnig, a forward for Gallaudet, puts him at ease. "We're not hearing impaired," she says."We're deaf."

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