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The Life of Helen Stephens

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The Life of Helen Stephens( )
Author: Hanson, Sharon Kinney
Broeg, Bob
ISBN:978-0-8093-2559-7
Publication Date:Nov 2004
Publisher:Southern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.50
Book Description:

A teenaged Helen Stephens stunned the crowd at the 1936 Berlin Olympics when she emerged from obscurity to run the 100 meters in 11.5 seconds, setting a world record that wouldn’t be beat for twenty-four years. But her career or her notoriety didn’t peak there. She sued Look magazine for insinuating she was a man and won. She was the first woman to own and manage a basketball...
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Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Sports
Sports & Recreation / Track & Field
Sports & Recreation / Olympics & Paralympics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:1.04 Pounds



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