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Getting a grip : on my game, my body, my mind-- myself

Author: Monica Seles
Publisher: London : JR, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seles tells us in her own words what followed after the boning knife incident in Hamburg - years of seclusion, the fog of despair, binge eating, dealing with criticism about her weight from a brutal press, losing her father-coach to cancer and never regaining her dominance on court despite getting in to the top 10.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Monica Seles; Monica Seles
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Seles
ISBN: 9781906779436 1906779430
OCLC Number: 312626854
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 290 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Monica Seles.

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From tennis star to UN goodwill ambassador, via fame, a brutal stabbing, depression, and gruelling six-hour workouts sabotaged by an eating disorder, this, at last, is Monica Seles' true story.  Read more...

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"* 'Perhaps the most adored figure in the sport's history' Sports Illustrated"

 
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