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    • Game, Set, Match

    • Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports
    • By: Susan Ware
    • Narrated by: Donna Postel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    When Billie Jean King trounced Bobby Riggs in tennis's Battle of the Sexes in 1973, she placed sports squarely at the center of a national debate about gender equity. In this winning combination of biography and history, Susan Ware argues that King's challenge to sexism, the supportive climate of second-wave feminism, and the legislative clout of Title IX sparked a women's sports revolution in the 1970s that fundamentally reshaped American society.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Woman, The Game, The Revolution

    • By Susie on 10-24-13

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Forgotten Heroes

    • Inspiring American Portraits From Our Leading Historians
    • By: Susan Ware (edited by)
    • Narrated by: Susan Ware
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    For Forgotten Heroes, a few of the country's leading historians were invited to choose their favorite stories of under appreciated Americans--from Stephen Jay Gould on deaf baseball player Dummy Hoy, to Alfred Kazin on "the failed president" John Quincy Adams, to Christine Stansell on Margaret Anderson, the publisher of James Joyce's Ulysses.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This Review Needs a Title...So, I...

    • By Lady Pamela on 11-12-18

    Regular price: $17.50