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Letters to a young gymnast

Author: Nadia Comăneci
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2004.
Series: Art of mentoring series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If there were such a thing as an "elder" stateswoman in women's gymnastics today, Nadia Comaneci would win that title as readily as she once won gold medals. Others came before her, and many others would follow, but none has so firmly won the hearts of millions around the world. In this book, she shows what it takes to achieve athletic perfection and become the best. With inspiring and dramatic stories from her own  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Named Person: Nadia Comăneci; Nadia Comăneci; Nadia Comaneci; Nadia Comăneci
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nadia Comăneci
ISBN: 0465012760 9780465012763
OCLC Number: 52814203
Description: ix, 180 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The dream --
The beginning --
Necessity --
The disciplined life --
Tough teens --
The scorpion --
Courage? --
The struggle --
The scream --
Fairy tales --
Defection --
Doing time --
A breath of fresh air.
Series Title: Art of mentoring series.
Responsibility: Nadia Comaneci.
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The record-breaking gymnast provides a firsthand look into the world of the female athlete as she shows what it takes to achieve athletic perfection, offering inspiring stories from her own  Read more...

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