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American Victory Wrestling, Dreams and a Journey Toward Home

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ISBN-10: 0451232038

ISBN-13: 9780451232038

Edition: N/A

Authors: Henry Cejudo, Bill Plaschke

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"Compelling...American Victoryrepresents the triumph of the human spirit." --Los Angeles Times Henry Cejudo's remarkable journey follows an unlikely hero, the son of illegal immigrants, from the mean streets of South Central LA to the glory of the Beijing Olympics. The first American in sixteen years to win the gold medal in freestyle wrestling and the youngest American gold medalist ever in this event, Henry's grit, passion, and resolve on display in China was a culmination of a life spent fighting-both on and off the mat. American Victory is his poignant and powerful memoir of how he rose above the statistics and dangers to become a winner-and a hero that embodies all that's best and most…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

BILL PLASCHKE has been named the Associated Press Sports Columnist of the Year three times. He has been a columnist for the Los Angeles Times since 1996 and is a regular panelist on ESPN's Around the Horn.