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Michael Phelps : beneath the surface

Author: Michael Phelps; Brian Cazeneuve
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Sports Publishing, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [Updated ed.View all editions and formats
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Traces the story of the record-setting swimmer and Olympic medalist, discussing how he rose from obscurity to become a professional in his teenage years, his participation in the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics, and his preparation for the 2008 Games.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Phelps; Michael Phelps
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Phelps; Brian Cazeneuve
ISBN: 9781596703520 : 1596703520
OCLC Number: 182738077
Notes: Edition statement from front flyleaf.
Description: xi, 282 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: My own miracle --
Close calls --
Into the water --
Coach Bob --
A sister's brave fight --
A big step --
Breaking out --
Now for the long haul --
Me, second? --
The Olympian --
On top of the world --
Coming together --
Life as a pro --
Heroes and inspirations --
Down under again, mate --
The power of words --
Five dogs? --
Reaching out --
I'll follow you --
Emotional sendoff --
Trails and deliberations --
Time to think --
Bad third, good third --
A team effort --
Dreams fullfilled --
Touring --
A bad mistake --
Off to Ann Arbor --
The wakeup call --
New family, new places --
Rebuilding --
Optimism abounds --
On top of the worlds --
Beijing beckons.
Other Titles: Beneath the surface
Responsibility: Michael Phelps ; with Brian Cazeneuve ; [foreword by Bob Costas].

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Traces the story of the record-setting swimmer and Olympic medalist, discussing how he rose from obscurity to become a professional in his teenage years, his participation in the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics, and his preparation for the 2008 Games.

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