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Wonder girl : the magnificent sporting life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Author: Don Van Natta
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the exceptional life and times of LPGA founder Babe Didrikson, the Texas woman who achieved All-American status in basketball, won gold medals in track and field in the 1932 Olympics, and became the first woman to play against men in a PGA tournament.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Babe Didrikson Zaharias; Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Van Natta
ISBN: 9780316056991 0316056995
OCLC Number: 668192510
Description: x, 403 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: Matinee at the palace --
pt. 1. Let me. Poppa's fables --
The only girl --
The big blue sugar bowl --
The highest hedge --
Letters to Tiny --
Where she did not belong --
The cyclone --
"Iron-woman" --
pt. 2. Play. All them roses --
That big money talk --
Miss, Mrs., Mr., or it --
The best interest of the game --
Diamond in the rough --
The girl, the minister, and the wrestler --
What Momma wants --
Mrs. Z --
The Highland fling --
pt. 3. Again. A piece of work --
The lady's tour --
The unspeakable --
The muscle is spiritual --
Rainbow Manor --
Greatness and goodness --
Epilogue: Museum for one.
Other Titles: Wondergirl
Responsibility: Don Van Natta Jr.

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Describes the exceptional life and times of LPGA founder Babe Didrikson, the Texas woman who achieved All-American status in basketball, won gold medals in track and field in the 1932 Olympics, and became the first woman to play against men in a PGA tournament.

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