A kind of grace : the autobiography of the world's greatest female athlete (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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A kind of grace : the autobiography of the world's greatest female athlete

A kind of grace : the autobiography of the world's greatest female athlete

Author: Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee; Sonja Steptoe
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
The three-time Olympic gold-medalist chronicles her journey to the heights of the sports world, describing her poverty-stricken youth and her new careers as a professional basketball player and motivational speaker.

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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Named Person: Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee; Jackie Joyner-Kersee; Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee; Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee; Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee; Sonja Steptoe
ISBN: 0446522481 9780446522489
OCLC Number: 36942405
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: My roots --
Momma and daddy --
Inspirations --
One kind of grace --
Seeking an identity --
My guiding light --
A consuming passion --
Championship seasons --
My feminine mystique --
Painful realities --
A motherless child --
Mourning --
College life --
Frustration --
Bobby --
Back on track --
The carnival --
A silver lining --
Baseball, hotdogs and a proposal --
Mr. and Mrs. --
World's best --
Super woman --
Another kind of grace --
Rejuvenation --
Adored and ignored --
Asthma and other annoyances --
Heike --
Anointed --
Human relations --
At death's door --
The lesson --
Dear momma.
Responsibility: Jackie Joyner-Kersee with Sonja Steptoe.
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An autobiography of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who has competed in the last four Olympics and dominated the women's decathlon, in spite of being a chronic asthmatic.  Read more...


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