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(Re)Presenting Wilma Rudolph

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ISBN-10: 081563384X

ISBN-13: 9780815633846

Edition: 2015

Authors: Rita Liberti, Maureen M. Smith

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Wilma Rudolph was born black in Jim Crow Tennessee. The twentieth of 22 children, she spent most of her childhood in bed suffering from whooping cough, scarlet fever, and pneumonia. She lost the use of her left leg due to polio and wore leg braces. With dedication and hard work, she became a gifted runner, earning a track and field scholarship to Tennessee State. In 1960, she became the first American woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games. Her underdog story made her into a media darling, and she was the subject of countless articles, a television movie, children’s books, biographies, and she even featured on a U.S. postage stamp. In this work, Smith and Liberti consider…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publication date: 5/29/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English