shop by

Roller Babes: The Story of the Roller Derby Queen (Hardcover)

Author: Bordner, D. M.

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

"After tightening her laces with shaking hands, Lottie glanced at the other skaters, who had already rolled awkwardly around the big track. Each skater''s unsteady movements made a low rumble sound that reverberated throughout the empty Armory. The pounding of skates on the wooden surface made it difficult to hear normal voices. The skaters glided and stretched their legs; up on the big track each person appeared larger than life. Lottie noticed that the guys looked so much bigger and faster than the small group of girls. Maybe, she thought, her father was right."

What "A League of Their Own" is to women''s baseball, "Roller Babes" is to women''s professional roller derby.

Set in the 1950s, "Roller Babes" dramatically captures the story of Lottie Karla Zimmerman''s inspirational rise from the tenements of the Bronx to her stardom as the Roller Derby queen. Her road is anything but smooth as she tangles with love, loss, and the ''bad" girls of the banked track.

The widely watched yet underappreciated sport of Roller Derby comes to life in "Roller Babes," reminding us not only of a simpler time but also of the power of the human spirit to overcome enormous obstacles.


Publisher iUniverse
Mfg Part# 9780595675449
SKU 202160941
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0595675441
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0264
Publisher iUniverse
$44.80 + $4.49 shipping
Rakuten Super Points Earn 45 ($0.45) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Get this item for
(price with shipping)
(redeem points)
Format: Hardcover
Condition: Used-Acceptable
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:  M and N Media
What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    5% Back* Sitewide with Promo Code Rewardme *See page for details