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    DescriptionAnn Meyers Drysdale is one of the greatest stars in the history of basketball. But her rise wasn't without controversy. Her 1979 NBA bid to play with the Indiana Pacers brought a barrage of criticism. But Ann simply wanted to play among the best. She had always competed with the guys, and she never let anyone keep her down. A female first in many categories, Ann Meyers Drysdale was the first woman ever signed to a four-year athletic scholarship to UCLA, where she remains the only four-time Bruin basketball All American, male or female. Ann was also the only woman ever asked to compete in ABC Sports' Superstars, pitting her against elite athletes like Mark Spitz, Joe Frazier, O. J. Simpson, and Mark Gastineau. In You Let Some Girl Beat You? Ann shares with us her inspirational story for the first time.


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    Title
    You Let Some Girl Beat You?
    Subtitle
    The Story of Ann Meyers Drysdale
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ann Meyers Drysdale, By (author) Joni Ravenna, Narrator Pam Ward
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 168 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781452607931
    ISBN 10: 1452607931
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T General Subject: 760
    BIC subject category V2: WS
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO022000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: SPO004000
    Ingram Subject Code: JA
    Libri: I-JA
    DC22: 796.323092
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000, BIO000000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 54410
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 796.323092
    LC classification: GV884.M48 A3 2012B
    Thema V1.0: S, SFM, DNB, JBSF1
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    12 June 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Regarded as one of the greatest stars in the history of basketball, Ann Meyers Drysdale is an Olympic silver medalist, a World Championship gold medalist, and a two-time Pan American Games medalist. The editor of the OC Woman section of "Parenting" magazine, Joni Ravenna is also a television writer/producer and an award-winning playwright. Pam Ward has performed in a variety of venues, but she found her true calling reading books for the blind and physically handicapped for the Library of Congress Talking Books program, for which she received the prestigious Alexander Scourby Award from the American Foundation for the Blind. She is also an "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner.
    Review quote
    "Pam Ward's narration sounds determined, which is perfect for the tough competitor Drysdale is....Ward tells the stories clearly with the right amount of emotion, softening her tone during the tragic parts." ---AudioFile