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Boxing shadows

Author: W K Stratton
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Reaching the top in any sport requires a long, hard climb. But when you start with the baggage of years of family dysfunction and incarceration in a hellish mental hospital, the climb is especially steep. Yet even with such weights to carry, Anissa Zamarron won not one, but two, world championships in women's boxing. Her story, as dramatically intense as the Clint Eastwood film Million Dollar Baby, is one of
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Anissa Zamarron; Anissa Zamarron
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W K Stratton
ISBN: 9780292721296 0292721293
OCLC Number: 318870032
Description: x, 181 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsBloodChapter OneChapter TwoChapter ThreeChapter FourChapter FiveChapter SixChapter SevenChapter EightEpilogue: Never Knocked Out
Responsibility: by W.K. Stratton, with Anissa "The Assassin" Zamarron.

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Anissa Zamarron won not one, but two, world championships in women's boxing. This biography collaborates with Zamarron to tell the story of her unlikely rise to the pinnacle of women's boxing.  Read more...

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