Wonder Girl

Babe Didrikson Zaharias was not only a pioneer of golf and a founder of the LPGA. She also excelled in basketball and took home gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics. But her outsized Texas personality rivalled her physical gifts, and her perserverance in the face of terminal cancer won the country’s collective heart. Don Van Natta captures this larger-than-life beauty — and the era in which she lived — with zest and humor and in this charming biography.