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Finding a Way to Play

The Pioneering Spirit of Women in Basketball

2015 INDIES Winner
Silver, Sports (Adult Nonfiction)
2015 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Women's Studies (Adult Nonfiction)
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In this book you will read about: * Early pioneers who played despite concerns about risks to health and femininity * Black and Native American women who endured discrimination as they searched for opportunities to play * Lesbians who hid their identities for fear of being denied the chance to play * Older women who ignore aches and pains to renew the joys of a childhood passion. Readers will come away with an understanding of the roads women have traveled to bring the game into the future. Read More