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IL: MG+ - BL: 7.8 - AR Pts: 15
At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian College, began dreaming. Like so many others, he wanted a reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm, he recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered them a chance at a better life: a free college education if they would come play for his basketball team, the Cardinals. Despite their fears of leaving home and the sacrifices...
University of Nebraska Press
"Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves appears as one of 'eight notable Oklahomans, ' the 'most feared U.S. marshal in the Indian country.' That Reeves was also an African American who had spent his early life as a slave in Arkansas and Texas makes his accomplishments all the more remarkable ..."--Back cover.
The Food Network star shares heartwarming stories and reflections about her life in the country with her four children and rancher husband.
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