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Solo A Memoir of Hope

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ISBN-10: 0062136747

ISBN-13: 9780062136749

Edition: 2012

Authors: Hope Solo, Ann Killlion

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Hope Solo thrives on competition. The post-feminist face of the modern female athlete, she's driven to win and isn't afraid to say it or show it. Determined to succeed on her own terms, she's never played it safe, even if it cost her a starting spot with the U.S. team during the 2007 World Cup. That aggressive resolve is encapsulated in her forthright, sometimes shocking, and ultimately moving memoir.At the center of her story is the sweet and sorrowful relationship Solo shared with her father, a philanderer and a con-man who was convicted of embezzlement when Solo was a child. Drifting into homelessness after prison, he finally reunited with his daughter years later, when she was in…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/14/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188

Hope Solo, one of the most charismatic athletes in America, is widely regarded as the best women's goalkeeper in the world. A two-time Olympic gold medalist, she has been a member of the U.S. national team since 2000 and has appeared on the covers of Sports Illustrated and ESPN The Magazine . A prominent spokeswoman for Gatorade and Nike, she starred on the hit reality show Dancing with the Stars . She lives in Seattle, Washington.Ann Killion is a columnist with the San Francisco Chronicle . She has covered the past ten Olympics and the last three Women's World Cups for and the San Jose Mercury News .

Author's Note
Life Behind the Smiley Face
God's Second Paradise
A Double Identity
Somewhere-Anywhere-Far Away
Bare-Branched, but Ready to Bloom
The '99ers
"I Should Have Died a Long Time Ago …"
An Arm Like Frankenstein
Made in the WUSA
Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
"Only a Daughter Cries Like That"
"You Can't Go by a Gut Feeling"
Stepping into Liquid
"Don't Let the Devil Steal Your Joy"
The New #1
Pretty Damn Sweet
Unprofessional Professionals
Seattle's Finest
It Just Takes One
The Silver Lining
Bare-Ass Naked on a Lawn