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Un sueño Americano : mi historia

Author: Oscar De la Hoya; Steve Springer; Santi F Ochoa
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Rayo, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Spanish : 1a. ed. RayoView all editions and formats
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From Oscar De La Hoya, one of the most celebrated fighters in the history of boxing, comes a frank and touching memoir about achieving the American Dream: his rise to the top, the power of a solid work ethic, his mother's painful death from cancer, the pitfalls of stardom, and a very personal take on what it means to be an American.--From publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Spanish language materials
Materiales en español
Biografía
Named Person: Oscar De la Hoya; Oscar De la Hoya
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar De la Hoya; Steve Springer; Santi F Ochoa
ISBN: 0061645133 9780061645136 9780061725425 0061725420
OCLC Number: 191929993
Language Note: In Spanish.
Notes: Translation of: American son : my story.
Description: xiii, 266 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
The cleanest window in Mexico --
My last fight, at age four --
Comeback at six --
Food stamps and muggers : life in the hood --
My roots --
Tacos at dawn --
Noise monitor for Budweiser --
A promise made --
A promise kept --
Shysters on my doorstep --
Fighting through pain and pettiness --
Neon warrior --
The men in my corner --
The biggest bra I ever saw --
Chavez : the myth and the man --
Straddling the border --
Life on the wild side --
Tito --
Exit Mike Hernadez --
Enter Richard Schaefer --
Losing the gold --
Golden Boy takes on the big boys --
Searching for love --
The love of my life --
Burned --
My guardian angel --
More men in my corner --
The ultimate challenge --
Baring my soul.
Other Titles: American son.
Responsibility: Oscar De la Hoya ; con Steve Springer ; traducido del inglés por Santiago Ochoa.
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"De La Hoya's memoir reads fast and well. It reveals a man who is capable of far deeper sincerity than the "Golden Boy" who graces the podium at press conferences."--CBS Sports "This memoir, his Read more...

 
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