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The Resource Little girls in pretty boxes : the making and breaking of elite gymnasts and figure skaters, Joan Ryan

Little girls in pretty boxes : the making and breaking of elite gymnasts and figure skaters, Joan Ryan

Label
Little girls in pretty boxes : the making and breaking of elite gymnasts and figure skaters
Title
Little girls in pretty boxes
Title remainder
the making and breaking of elite gymnasts and figure skaters
Statement of responsibility
Joan Ryan
Title variation
Making and breaking of elite gymnasts and figure skaters
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Welcome to the world of women's gymnastics and figure skating--the real world that happens away from the cameras, at the training camps and in the private lives of these talented teenage competitors. From starvation diets and debilitating injuries to the brutal tactics of tyrannical gymnastics guru Béla Károlyi, this book portrays the horrors endured by girls at the hands of their coaches and sometimes their own families, Updated with a new introduction and foreword that address the sexual abuse scandal perpetrated by USA Gymnastics national team doctor, Larry Nassar."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
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1959-
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Ryan, Joan
Dewey number
796.44/082/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV464
LC item number
.R93 2018
Literary form
non fiction
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Dantzscher, Jamie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gymnastics for girls
  • Figure skating for girls
  • Women athletes
  • Sports
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Label
Little girls in pretty boxes : the making and breaking of elite gymnasts and figure skaters, Joan Ryan
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "New edition with a foreword by former Olympic gymnast Jamie Dantzscher"--Cover
  • "Originally published in hardcover by Doubleday in 1995"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
If it isn't bleeding, don't worry about it : injuries -- They stole her soul and they still have it : eating disorders -- Be thin and win : image -- Do it for America : pressure -- We all became junkies : parents -- The game within the game : politics and money -- Whatever it takes : coaches -- The aftermath : an update
Control code
ocn1029477926
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxi, 278 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781538747780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Little girls in pretty boxes : the making and breaking of elite gymnasts and figure skaters, Joan Ryan
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "New edition with a foreword by former Olympic gymnast Jamie Dantzscher"--Cover
  • "Originally published in hardcover by Doubleday in 1995"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
If it isn't bleeding, don't worry about it : injuries -- They stole her soul and they still have it : eating disorders -- Be thin and win : image -- Do it for America : pressure -- We all became junkies : parents -- The game within the game : politics and money -- Whatever it takes : coaches -- The aftermath : an update
Control code
ocn1029477926
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxi, 278 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781538747780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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