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The Resource American son : my story, Oscar De la Hoya & Steve Springer

American son : my story, Oscar De la Hoya & Steve Springer

Label
American son : my story
Title
American son
Title remainder
my story
Statement of responsibility
Oscar De la Hoya & Steve Springer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From Oscar De La Hoya, one of the most celebrated fighters in the history of boxing, comes a frank and touching memoir about achieving the American Dream: his rise to the top, the power of a solid work ethic, his mother's painful death from cancer, the pitfalls of stardom, and a very personal take on what it means to be an American.--From publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De la Hoya, Oscar
Dewey number
796.83092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Springer, Steve
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • De la Hoya, Oscar
  • Boxers (Sports)
Label
American son : my story, Oscar De la Hoya & Steve Springer
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Preface -- A promise made -- A promise kept -- The cleanest window in Mexico -- My last fight, at age four -- Comeback at six -- Food stamps and muggers : life in the hood -- My roots -- Tacos at dawn -- Noise monitor for Budweiser -- Shysters on my doorstep -- Neon warrior -- Starving for recognition -- The men in my corner -- The biggest bra I ever saw -- Chavez : the myth and the man -- Straddling the border -- Anguish to rage -- Searching for love -- Tito -- Shooting for the moon -- Enter Richard Schaefer -- Losing the gold -- Burned -- Golden Boy takes on the big boys -- The love of my life -- My guardian angel -- Cashing in my chips : a gambler reforms -- More men in my corner -- Baring my soul
Control code
ocn262884714
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 268 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061573125
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)262884714
Label
American son : my story, Oscar De la Hoya & Steve Springer
Publication
Contents
Preface -- A promise made -- A promise kept -- The cleanest window in Mexico -- My last fight, at age four -- Comeback at six -- Food stamps and muggers : life in the hood -- My roots -- Tacos at dawn -- Noise monitor for Budweiser -- Shysters on my doorstep -- Neon warrior -- Starving for recognition -- The men in my corner -- The biggest bra I ever saw -- Chavez : the myth and the man -- Straddling the border -- Anguish to rage -- Searching for love -- Tito -- Shooting for the moon -- Enter Richard Schaefer -- Losing the gold -- Burned -- Golden Boy takes on the big boys -- The love of my life -- My guardian angel -- Cashing in my chips : a gambler reforms -- More men in my corner -- Baring my soul
Control code
ocn262884714
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 268 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061573125
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)262884714

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