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

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

Label
American son : my story
Title
American son
Title remainder
my story
Statement of responsibility
Oscar De la Hoya with 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
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.83092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1132.D37
LC item number
A3 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Label
American son : my story, Oscar De la Hoya with Steve Springer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- 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 -- A promise made -- A promise kept -- Shysters on my doorstep -- Fighting through pain and pettiness -- Neon warrior -- The men in my corner -- The biggest bra I ever saw -- Chavez : the myth and the man -- Straddling the border -- Life on the wild side -- Tito -- Exit Mike Hernadez -- Enter Richard Schaefer -- Losing the gold -- Golden Boy takes on the big boys -- Searching for love -- The love of my life -- Burned -- My guardian angel -- More men in my corner -- The ultimate challenge -- Baring my soul
Control code
ocm227002087
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780061573101
Lccn
2008018584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227002087
  • (Sirsi) a935250
Label
American son : my story, Oscar De la Hoya with Steve Springer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- 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 -- A promise made -- A promise kept -- Shysters on my doorstep -- Fighting through pain and pettiness -- Neon warrior -- The men in my corner -- The biggest bra I ever saw -- Chavez : the myth and the man -- Straddling the border -- Life on the wild side -- Tito -- Exit Mike Hernadez -- Enter Richard Schaefer -- Losing the gold -- Golden Boy takes on the big boys -- Searching for love -- The love of my life -- Burned -- My guardian angel -- More men in my corner -- The ultimate challenge -- Baring my soul
Control code
ocm227002087
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780061573101
Lccn
2008018584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227002087
  • (Sirsi) a935250

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