Thursday, June 2, 2011

Giveaway: Wonder Girl - Don Van Natta, Jr.


This is the extraordinary story of a nearly forgotten American superstar athlete.
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.



OPEN TO US AND CANADA
One copy per household.
No PO Boxes.


Thanks to Anna and Hachette Book Group, I have 2 copies up for grabs!


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(Answer this question in the comment section, along with your email.)
Do you or have you ever played on a sports team? If so, what sport?


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36 comments:

  1. I played volleyball in school. aitmama {{at}} gmail {{tod}} com

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  2. http://twitter.com/#!/aitmama/status/76386761646936064

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  3. I used to play on a basketball team!

    jo.tee35 AT gmail DOT com

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  4. Following through Google Connect :)

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  5. Babe Didrikson was, and still should be, an inspiration to women everywhere.

    I played soccer and volleyball in college.

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  6. Networked blogs follower as Judy W.
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  7. GFC follower.
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  9. Facebook fan as Judy W.
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  10. I haven't played on any organized teams, but have enjoyed sports like tennis and skiing.
    mtakala1 AT yahoo DOT com

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  11. follower via GFC
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  13. oops...my previous comment should have been
    "follower by Networked Blogs"....sorry
    and this one is:
    Facebook fan of Freda's Voice

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  14. No, I've never played on a sports team.

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  15. I follow on GFC.
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  17. I've played on softball and track teams :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
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  18. Publicly following Freda's Voice with Google Friend Connect { Cheryl F. }
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  19. I played softball and basketball on teams as a kid.

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  23. https://twitter.com/#!/tessaa99/status/79790450839527424

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  24. GFC Krystal Larson the book looks great! I would love to read and review it :)

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  25. email subscriber edysicecreamlover18ATgmailDOTcom Krystal Larson

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  26. fb follower Lindsay Ann Krystal Larson again

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  27. tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/Icecream1891 Krystal Larson

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  28. Networked blogs follower Lindsay Ann Krystal Larson again...

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