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Mary King : the autobiography

Author: Mary King
Publisher: London : Orion, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"At the age of forty-seven Mary King won a Team Bronze at the Beijing Olympics. In the two 'Caveliers' - 'Call Again Cavalier' and 'Imperial Cavalier' - she has two of the very best event horses in the world. Mary Kings's success in the world of eventing (now officially classed as the most dangerous sport in the world) has been hard won. She does not come from a privileged background - her father a verger and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mary King; Mary King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary King
ISBN: 9781409104780 1409104788
OCLC Number: 359890842
Description: x, 307 pages, [24] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Childhood --
Butterboy --
The Sheila Willcox years --
Getting started --
Divers rock --
Dawn of the kings --
Trials and tribulations --
King William's reign --
Becoming an Olympian --
Golden girls --
Marriage, motherhood and medals --
Heartbreak in Atlanta --
Other stars also shine --
Highs and lows --
Breeding an empire --
King Solomon --
Tragedy strikes --
Sydney Olympics --
A test of nerve --
Olympic success --
Cavvy and Caffrey --
Best of British --
Family matters --
Hong Kong here we come --
The hardest loss --
Looking forward.
Responsibility: Mary King.


A no-holds-barred story of what it takes to reach the top, and stay there, in the world's most dangerous sport - three day eventing.  Read more...
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