FEEL NO FEAR by Bela Karolyi


The Power, Passion, and Politics of a Life in Gymnastics
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 The garrulous, driven gymnastics coach tells his story, which in some ways is the archetypal immigrant story: rising from a hardscrabble boyhood to become the coach of Nadia Comaneci; defecting from Ceaucescu's Romania to America, where he started all over again, learned English, and coached Olympic gold-medalist Mary Lou Retton. Karolyi is not a modest man, but he's earned his share of vanity.

Pub Date: May 26th, 1994
ISBN: 0-7868-6012-X
Page count: 256pp
Publisher: Hyperion
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 15th, 1994