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Misty

Digging Deep in Volleyball and Life
May-Treanor, Misty (Book - 2010 )
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Misty
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Baker & Taylor
The Olympic Gold Medal-winning volleyball player discusses growing up with her Olympian father, how alcoholism plagued her home and her mother's untimely death from cancer, and tells behind-the-scenes stories from her rise to volleyball stardom.

Blackwell Publishing
The passionate, poignant, and triumphant story of two-time Olympic gold medal-winning beach volleyball icon Misty May-Treanor

More than any Olympics in history, the 2008 Beijing Summer Games captured the world's imagination, and Mistry May-Treanor became one of the biggest U.S. stars on the golbal stage. Now she shares the story of the life and remarkable athletic career.

Destined for beach volleyball superstardom, having been raised on famed Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, California, Misty talks about the personal and prefessional challenges she has foced and the life lessons she has learened in the process. From growing up with two driven, competitive, accomplished athlete parents and living in a volatile household rocked for years by their alcoholism to the heartbreaking death of her mother from cancer, Misty reveals intimate details never before publicly discussed. She tells behind-the-scenes stories about her eight-year climb to the top of beach volleyball with partners Holly McPeak and Kerri Walsh; her career-threatening injuries; her role on ABC's hit television shew Dancing with ther Stars; and of course, her historic two Olympic gold medals and the special rewards they've brought.

Offering an unprecedented glimpse into the life of a cherished celebrity sports icon and an ambassador for women's athletics, Misty will touch, inspire, and empower readers everywhere.

Baker
& Taylor

The Olympic Gold Medal-winning volleyball player discusses growing up with her Olympian father, how alcoholism plagued her home, and her mother's untimely death from cancer, and tells behind-the-scenes stories from her rise to volleyball stardom.

Simon and Schuster
The passionate, poignant, and triumphant story of two-time Olympic gold medal–winning beach volleyball icon Misty May-Treanor.

More than any Olympics in history, the 2008 Beijing Summer Games captured the world’s imagination, and Misty May-Treanor became one of the biggest U.S. stars on the global stage. Now she shares the story of her life and remarkable athletic career.Destined for beach volleyball superstardom, having been raised on famed Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, California, Misty talks about the personal and professional challenges she has faced and the life lessons she has learned in the process. From growing up with two driven, competitive, accomplished athlete parents and living in a volatile household rocked for years by their alcoholism to the heartbreaking death of her mother from cancer, Misty reveals intimate details never before publicly discussed. She tells behind-the-scenes stories about her eight-year climb to the top of beach volleyball with partners Holly McPeak and Kerri Walsh; her career-threatening injuries; her role on ABC’s hit television show Dancing with the Stars; and of course, her historic two Olympic gold medals and the special rewards they’ve brought.

Offering an unprecedented glimpse into the life of a cherished celebrity sports icon and an ambassador for women’s athletics, Misty will touch, inspire, and empower readers everywhere.

Authors: May-Treanor, Misty
Statement of Responsibility: Misty May-Treanor with Jill Lieber Steeg
Title: Misty
digging deep in volleyball and life
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010
Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed
Characteristics: viii, 296 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject Headings: Volleyball for women United States Volleyball players United States Biography May-Treanor, Misty
Topical Term: Volleyball for women
Volleyball players
Additional Contributors: Steeg, Jill Lieber
LCCN: 2009052452
ISBN: 1439148546
9781439148549
Branch Call Number: B May-Treanor M
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