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Dust bowl girls : the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory / Lydia Reeder.

Reeder, Lydia, author. (Author).
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  • 11 of 15 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Hardeeville Branch 796.323 REE (Text) 30365101050392 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 796.323 Reeder Lydia (Text) 22960001330769 Adult New Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Belton Branch 796.323 Reeder Lydia (Text) 22960001330777 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Pendleton Branch 796.323 Reeder Lydia (Text) 22960001330785 Adult New Non-Fiction Checked out 11/11/2017
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 796.32362 REE (Text) 0530010606545 Adult New Books Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 796.32362 REE (Text) 0530005942544 Adult New Books Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch 796.3236 REE (Text) 30018005462334 Adult New Books Checked out 10/26/2017
Fairfield - Main Library 796.323 Ree (Text) 33116002492150 Adult Non-Fiction On holds shelf -
Florence - Main Library 796.323 Reeder (Text) 33172006157448 Adult Non-fiction Available -
Kershaw - Bethune Library 796.32 REE (Text) 33255003383255 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781616204662
  • ISBN: 1616204664
  • Physical Description: 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2017.

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General Note: "Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: New recruit -- The making of a coach -- The field house, 4 a.m -- A good shot maker believes in herself -- Choctaw town -- A man's sport -- Weak ankles and weaker nerves -- Barnstorm -- End game -- Babe Didrikson and the golden cyclones -- Guts and glory -- Next stop, Shreveport -- Brains, beauty, and ball handling -- A team that won't be beat can't be beat -- A hometown welcome.
Summary, etc.: At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian College, began dreaming. Like so many others, he wanted a reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm, he recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered them a chance at a better life: a free college education if they would come play for his basketball team, the Cardinals. Despite their fears of leaving home and the sacrifices faced by their families, the women followed Babb and his dream. He shaped the Cardinals into a formidable team, and something extraordinary began to happen: with passion for the game and heartfelt loyalty to one another and their coach, they won every game. Combining exhilarating sports writing and exceptional storytelling, Dust Bowl Girls conveys the intensity of an improbable journey to an epic showdown with the prevailing national champions, helmed by the legendary Babe Didrikson. And it captures a moment in American sports history when a visionary coach helped his young athletes achieve more than a winning season.-- Published by publisher.
Subject: Babb, Sam, 1891-1937.
Harris, Doll, 1913-2001.
Oklahoma Presbyterian College > Basketball > History.
Basketball coaches > Oklahoma > Biography.
Women basketball players > Oklahoma > Biography.
Basketball for women > Oklahoma > History.
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