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A long way up : the story of Jill Kinmont

Author: Evans G Valens; Burk Uzzle
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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When she was eighteen, a candidate for the U.S. Olympic skiing team, Jill Kinmont was injured during a race and has been paralyzed ever since. That was in 1955. This biography describes the effect of her accident, how she changed, and with what courage she sought a new life as a teacher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Valens, Evans G.
Long way up.
New York, Harper & Row [1966]
(OCoLC)599137718
Named Person: Jill Kinmont; Jill Kinmont; Jill Kinmont
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evans G Valens; Burk Uzzle
ISBN: 0060144831 9780060144838
OCLC Number: 178557
Description: viii, 245 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by E.G. Valens ; with photographs by Burk Uzzle and others.

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When she was eighteen, a candidate for the U.S. Olympic skiing team, Jill Kinmont was injured during a race and has been paralyzed ever since. That was in 1955. This biography describes the effect of her accident, how she changed, and with what courage she sought a new life as a teacher.

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