Little Wonder The Fabulous Story of Lottie Dod, the World’s

Little Wonder The Fabulous Story of Lottie Dod, the World's
Little Wonder The Fabulous Story of Lottie Dod, the World’s First Female Sports Superstar
epub | 48.38 MB | English | Author :Sasha Abramsky | B07YJ243JR | 2020 | Akashic Books


Book Description :

"In this comprehensive and highly detailed account of Dod’s life, freelance journalist Abramsky chronicles her interests and winnings in each of the sports to which she devoted her attention…Even though Dod was a phenom in her day, she was largely forgotten without TV, movies, or social media to carry her name forward. Fortunately for sports fans and students of women’s studies, Dod won’t be overlooked thanks to Abramsky’s thorough biography. The author’s historical portrait helps readers appreciate Dod’s amazing feats long before Title IX was ever conceived. A welcome resurrection of a true pioneer."
Kirkus Revie
"Lottie Dod is one of the world’s great unsung sporting heroes. There wasn’t a glass ceiling she didn’t succeed in breaking, and in Little Wonder, Sasha Abramsky takes readers on an amazing journey across continents and decades as she shattered records and destroyed stereotypes along the way."
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Category : | History of Sports, Tennis, Tennis

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