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Solo

A Memoir of Hope
Solo, Hope (Book - 2012 )
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Solo is the face of the modern female athlete: fearless, outspoken, and the best in the world at what she does: protecting the goal of the U.S. women's soccer team. But her journey is haunted by the fallout of her family history. She tells her story as a woman of uncompromising independence and hard-won perseverance, navigating the petty backlash against her. For the first time, she offers a full understanding of her hard-scrabble life. A candid and moving memoir about family, loss, and reconciliation from the supremely talented and headline-making goalkeeper for the U.S. women's national soccer team.
Authors: Solo, Hope, 1981-
Title: Solo
a memoir of Hope
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 285, [16] p. of plates :,col. ill. ;,24 cm
Contents: Prologue
Life behind the smiley face
God's second paradise
A double identity
Somewhere
anywhere
far away
Bare-branched, but ready to bloom
The '99ers
"I should have died a long time ago..."
An arm like Frankenstein
Make in the WUSA
Baa, baa, black sheep
"Only a daughter cries like that"
Shadows
"You can't go by a gut feeling"
Stepping into liquid
"Don't let the devil steal your joy"
The new #1
Pretty damn sweet
Unprofessional professionals
Seattle's finest
It just takes one
The silver lining
Bare-ass naked on a lawn
Summary: Solo is the face of the modern female athlete: fearless, outspoken, and the best in the world at what she does: protecting the goal of the U.S. women's soccer team. But her journey is haunted by the fallout of her family history. She tells her story as a woman of uncompromising independence and hard-won perseverance, navigating the petty backlash against her. For the first time, she offers a full understanding of her hard-scrabble life.
A candid and moving memoir about family, loss, and reconciliation from the supremely talented and headline-making goalkeeper for the U.S. women's national soccer team.
Additional Contributors: Killion, Ann.
ISBN: 0062136747
9780062136749
Statement of Responsibility: Hope Solo, with Ann Killion
Subject Headings: Women soccer players United States Biography Solo, Hope, 1981-
Topical Term: Women soccer players
LCCN: 2012020459
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