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Letters to a Young Gymnast

Nadia Comaneci



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Basic Books
08 November 2011
Memoirs; Gymnastics
In Letters to a Young Gymnast , Nadia Comaneci tells how she found the inner strength to become a world-class athlete at such a young age. Now a woman of tremendous poise and self-assurance, she offers unique insights into the mind of a top competitor. From how to live after you've realized your dream to the necessity of a spirit forged with mettle, Comaneci's thoughts on athleticism and sacrifice are eye-opening.
By:   Nadia Comaneci
Imprint:   Basic Books
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   First Trade Paper ed
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 132mm,  Spine: 14mm
Weight:   152g
ISBN:   9780465025053
ISBN 10:   0465025056
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   08 November 2011
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Born in 1961 in Onesti, Romania, Nadia Comaneci made sports history during the 1976 Olympic Games by scoring the first perfect 10.00 in a gymnastics competition. Since defecting to the United States in 1989, she is an international spokesman for her sport as well as numerous charities. She lives in Norman, Oklahoma, with her husband, American gymnast Bart Conner.

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