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Shattering the glass

Pamela Grundy

Shattering the glass

the remarkable history of women"s basketball

by Pamela Grundy

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by New Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basketball for women -- United States -- History,
  • Women basketball players -- United States -- History,
  • College sports -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-290) and index

    StatementPamela Grundy and Susan Shackelford
    ContributionsShackelford, Susan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV886 .G78 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17174209M
    ISBN 101565848225
    LC Control Number2005041670
    OCLC/WorldCa58431871

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