Skating Life: My Story

Skating Life: My Story

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by Dorothy Hamill, Deborah Amelon
     
 

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America's Sweetheart" Dorothy Hamill grew up on the ice, working toward the dream she was to accomplish by age nineteen: winning Olympic gold in figure skating. But her life was not the picture of perfection it appeared to be. Dorothy faced a painful inner struggle with depression that followed her from the time she was a young girl into adulthood. The months she… See more details below

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America's Sweetheart" Dorothy Hamill grew up on the ice, working toward the dream she was to accomplish by age nineteen: winning Olympic gold in figure skating. But her life was not the picture of perfection it appeared to be. Dorothy faced a painful inner struggle with depression that followed her from the time she was a young girl into adulthood. The months she spent away from home to train and compete took a toll, yet little reprieve could be found in the tumultuous and fragile relationship she had with her parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401303280
Publisher:
Hyperion
Publication date:
10/02/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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