My Sergei: A Love Story

My Sergei: A Love Story

by Ekaterina Gordeeva, E. M. Swift
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My Sergei: A Love Story by Ekaterina Gordeeva, E. M. Swift

The Olympic gold medalist offers a poignant, loving account of her life with her long-time partner and beloved husband, Sergei Grinkov, from their first introduction and successive world pairs skating championships, to their storybook romance and marriage, to the fatal heart attack that took Sergei's life.

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ISBN-13: 9780446565189
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 09/26/2009
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 539,795
File size: 5 MB

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My Sergei 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 39 reviews.
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I watched, breathless as the rest of te world watched Katya and her Sergi fall in love while utterly owning couples skating. Sergi's death was a sensless tragedy, and haunts me still. Reading Katya's love story for her first love took me right back to the elegance and beauty, the grace and excitement. A lovely, interesting read w enough skate world content to keep most fans happy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am a figure skating fan and loved reading this book when I owned it on paperback. I hope to read it again.
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It is beautiful
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I read this book first time around 1995. I was a huge fan of the pair. I was too young to watch them in 1988 olympics but i saw them skate them as pros then again winning their second gold in 1994. I loved this book because it is an inside look in their love and inside look on a widow's grief. Katia and dasha are great examples of grief, moving on but still remembering. I highly recommend this book even if u are not skating fans or never heard of the great pair G&G
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JennGrrl More than 1 year ago
For anyone who kept up with this pair, you'll really enjoy this book. Even if you aren't very familiar, this is still a great story of love and life in a Communist country between two ice skaters, who at the time were probably the best in the world. It's amazing that Ekaterina wrote about her love story so soon after Sergei passed in a way that wasn't at all full of pity or depressing images. It's a wonderful tribute to Sergei, and such a great history for their daughter. I would definitely recommend this to anyone that needs a lift, anyone that has lost someone close to them, anyone interested in what it's like to live in Communism, and just anyone that would like a great love story.
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Kat94 More than 1 year ago
Ekaterina has been my hero for so long, it seems like I've had her with me my whole life. And, as it is one hour until Sergei's death date, 13 years ago, I thought it would be appropriate to visit and leave my thoughts on this marvelous memoir.

After such a tragic incident, Ekaterina writes with passion and longing for her late husband Sergei Grinkov, explaining the highs and lows, the tears and the laughter. She gives everything in her soul to this book, telling the somewhat morbid details of Sergei's death to what kind of a lover he was. This book will make you smile, cry and be thankful for all that you have.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was extremely good. It was probably the saddest but best book i've ever read. Once I picked it up I just couldn't put it down and even tho I knew what was coming I still balled my eyes out. With this being a true story you just get much more emotionally involved when you think about the relationship they had and how Katia overcame it. I will definitely read this book again and again. I get all worked up over it everytime I think about it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Katia is a great writer, because once you open the book, you cannot put it down, ad it's just not because I am a figure skater. I think her's is a beautiful story, almost like a fairy tale. She brings her life on the icec into it enough to keep me entertained, but not to much tecnical stuff, so that non skaters will love it and understand just as well. My Sergei isthe type if book you can never get tired of, I have read it twice and read my favorite parts daily. The photos are great, they really help the story. I think Ekaterina is a great role model for all girls, because of the way she handled the death of her beloved husband. Overall:Sweet, funny, interesting with a touch of tears.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My Sergei is one of the best books I have ever read,the story is heart wrenching memoir of Sergei Grinkov. In this book Katia tells a deep emotional story of her life,career and her love for Sergei and even how loss of him is unbearable she goes on with life and steps into the future. This is a unforgetable story and I recommend it to everyone.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this book! It's so open and touching and personal and truthful. I never wanted to put it down and am very eager to read it again. I can't wait to read A Letter To Daria! Katia and Sergei's relationship was sooooooo deep and inspiring! Most people can only dream of relationships like that.