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Title Whatever it takes : women on women's sport / edited and with an introduction by Joli Sandoz and Joby Winans.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    796.082 WHA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 323 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Pulling no punches (from Kill the body: the head will fall) / Rene Denfeld -- Summer showdown / Pat Griffin -- Women play football / Theodora Sohst -- Killer instinct / Anne Alexander -- Next game / Nancy R. Nerenberg -- Never / Maxine Kumin -- Remembering Stella Walsh / Grace Butcher -- Awesome women in sports / Ruth Conniff -- O promised land! -- Smells like team spirit: portrait of a rank season / Holly Morris -- They're pooling their power / Shawn Hubler -- The value of girl's basket ball / A Kokomo High School student -- A Peaches fan for life / Susan E. Johnson -- American past time / Barbara Crooker -- In praise of bush leagues / Michelle Brockway -- Camper of the year / Carol Bergman -- Recognition / Kim Schaefer -- From A wheel within a wheel / Frances E. Willard -- Grandmothers nowadays play / Theodora Sohst -- My mother, my rival / Mariah Burton Nelson -- Of high-tops and home plates / Deborah Abbott -- Swimming and writing / Maxine Kumin -- Green afternoons / Barbara Davenport -- From Swimming the channel / Sally Friedman -- MVHS x-country team / Debra Pennington Davis -- Privilege / Leila Green -- Dawn Staley (from Venus to the hoop) / Sara Corbett -- I ching #17 following (The discus thrower) / Karen Zealand -- Dreams on ice / April Martin -- A swimming lesson / Jewelle Gomez -- The athletic girl / Anne O'Hagan -- Precious medals / Anna Seaton Huntington -- Wheelchair flying / Carrie Dearborn -- Baseball is about playing / Wendy Patrice Williams -- From An American childhood / Annie Dillard -- Sikes room, Princeton boathouse / Sandra J. Chu -- Coming home / Joli Sandoz -- Learning to swim at forty-five / Colleen J. McElroy -- Seconds / Teresa Leo -- Sidelines / Amy Irvine -- Turning it up / Betsy Crowfoot -- Losing baseball, the 1950s / Susan Eisenberg -- Memoirs of a would-be swim champ / Ann Geracimos -- Sneakers / Alisa Solomon -- Q: Why do you want to race? A: Because my name comes apart / Grace Butcher -- Ernestine Bayer / Linda Lewis -- Solo shoot (from In these girls, hope is a muscle) / Madeleine Blais -- What goes around, comes around / Frances K. Conley -- By atoms moved / Diane Ackerman -- From "The revolutionary bicycle" -- Ready, wrestle / Helen Vozenilek -- Up for the count / Louise A. Smith -- Tournament-tough / Barbara Beckwith -- Longing and bliss / Megan McNamer -- Bench press, or becoming a girl again / Leslie Heywood -- From Pilgrim at Tinker Creek / Annie Dillard.
Subject Sports for women.
Added Author Sandoz, Joli, 1952-
Winans, Joby, 1952-
ISBN 0374525978 (alk. paper) : $13.00

 
    
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