Book for September 12, 2018

We will be readingWonder Girl, The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias, by Don Van Natta Jr.

Sharon Grimshaw is the host. Her address is 983 Bayou Lane, Crystal Beach.
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Wonder Girl cover

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

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