Wonder girl: the magnificent sporting life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias

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Texas girl Babe Didrikson never tried a sport too tough and never met a hurdle too high. Despite attempts to keep women from competing, Babe achieved All-American status in basketball and won gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics. Then Babe attempted to conquer golf. One of the founders of the LPGA, Babe won more consecutive tournaments than any golfer in history. At the height of her fame, she was diagnosed with cancer. Babe would then take her most daring step of all: go public and try to win again with the hope of inspiring the world. A rollicking saga, stretching across the first half of the 20th century, Wonder Girl is as fresh, heartfelt, and graceful as Babe herself.

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Texas girl Babe Didrikson never tried a sport too tough and never met a hurdle too high. Despite attempts to keep women from competing, Babe achieved All-American status in basketball and won gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics. Then Babe attempted to conquer golf. One of the founders of the LPGA, Babe won more consecutive tournaments than any golfer in history. At the height of her fame, she was diagnosed with cancer. Babe would then take her most daring step of all: go public and try to win again with the hope of inspiring the world. A rollicking saga, stretching across the first half of the 20th century, Wonder Girl is as fresh, heartfelt, and graceful as Babe herself.

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subject_facet Women athletes -- United States -- Biography, Women golfers -- United States -- Biography, Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, -- 1911-1956
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title Wonder girl : the magnificent sporting life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
title_display Wonder girl : the magnificent sporting life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
title_full Wonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Wonder girl : the magnificent sporting life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias [electronic resource] / Don Van Natta Jr.
title_short Wonder girl :
title_sort wonder girl the magnificent sporting life of babe didrikson zaharias
title_sub the magnificent sporting life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
topic Biography & Autobiography, Nonfiction, Sports & Recreations, Women athletes United States Biography, Women golfers United States Biography, Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, 1911-1956
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Nonfiction, Sports & Recreations, Women athletes, Women golfers, Zaharias, Babe Didrikson