Friday, June 3, 2011

Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Don Van Natta Giveaway


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.
 
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Thanks to Hatchette Books, I have two copies to giveaway!
 
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USA & Canada Only.  No PO Boxes.  Contest ends June 17th.  Winners selected via randomizer.org.  Winner has 48 hours to respond to winning email or a new winner will be selected.  Prize shipped direct from sponsor.  Winners will be subject to the one copy per household rule, which means that if they win the same title in two or more contests, they will receive only one copy of the title (or one set in the case of grouped giveaways) in the mail.

37 comments:

  1. Sounds like a good read, please enter me.

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  3. sounds great
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  4. I remember reading about her in elementary school -years & years ago.I would love to read her about her life as an adult.
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  5. GFC follower-mary j
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  6. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  7. I am a GFC Follower (Sophia)

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  8. I follow on Twitter (Adidaswbm)

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  9. I tweeted-http://twitter.com/#!/Adidaswbm/status/76877628627369984

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  10. Thanks again!

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  11. GFC follower

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  12. Looking for some more summer reads. This sounds good. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway


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  13. GFC follower. Thanks


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  14. Thanks for the giveaway! captainliss40(at)gmail(dot)com

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  15. looks interesting!thanks for the giveaway!
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  17. Twitter follower of Don (Girlykat)
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  18. Thanks for the giveaway! Normally I stay as far away from books that have anything to do with sports, but this one looks way too interesting to pass up a chance to win a copy!

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  19. I'm an old GFC follower.

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  20. It looks like a good book
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  21. I follow on GFC
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  22. Don Van Natta Jr. spent seven years researching and writing "Wonder Girl." What an effort! See a Q&A with the author here: http://bit.ly/iiK20y

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  23. I'd love to read this book about an interesting female sports figure.

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  25. Sounds like an inspiring book!

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  26. GFC follower

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  27. Following Don on Twitter @tessaa99

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  28. https://twitter.com/#!/tessaa99/status/78645901320667136

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  29. Thank you for this giveaway!

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  30. I love reading about powerful women.

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  31. I follow on GFC. (mamie316)

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  32. i would love to read this
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  33. This would be my first read about golf-interesting
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  34. I would like to read this work!

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