Kelly Holmes: Black, White and Gold - My Autobiography by Kelly Holmes

Kelly Holmes: Black, White and Gold - My Autobiography by Kelly Holmes

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Kelly Holmes made history when she brought home double gold in the 2004 Olympics, becoming a national hero. This autobiography reveals the times she fought back tears to battle against injury and win gold, and the emotional decision she made to retire from athletics. It offers a tale of triumph over adversity and a model for readers of all ages.

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Kelly Holmes made history when she brought home double gold in the 2004 Olympics, becoming a national hero. She won Sports Personality of the Year, was given a Damehood, fully backed London's successful 2012 Olympic bid and became a superstar on the red carpet as well as a much acclaimed and consulted professional in the sporting world. Now in her staggeringly honest updated autobiography she reveals the times she fought back tears to battle against injury and win gold, plus the emotional decision she made to retire from athletics. Including details of her unsettled childhood, trials in the army and a struggle with self harm, Kelly's amazing determination carries through to make this inspirational and powerful autobiography a tale of triumph over adversity and a model for readers of all ages and backgrounds.

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SKU GOR001565399
Title Kelly Holmes: Black, White and Gold - My Autobiography
Author By (author) Kelly Holmes
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 352
ISBN 10 075351317X
ISBN 13 9780753513170
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Kelly Holmes made history when she brought home double gold in the 2004 Olympics, becoming a national hero. She won Sports Personality of the Year, was given a Damehood, fully backed London's successful 2012 Olympic bid and became a superstar on the red carpet as well as a much acclaimed and consulted professional in the sporting world. Now in her staggeringly honest updated autobiography she reveals the times she fought back tears to battle against injury and win gold, plus the emotional decision she made to retire from athletics. Including details of her unsettled childhood, trials in the army and a struggle with self harm, Kelly's amazing determination carries through to make this inspirational and powerful autobiography a tale of triumph over adversity and a model for readers of all ages and backgrounds.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001565399
Title Kelly Holmes: Black, White and Gold - My Autobiography
Author By (author) Kelly Holmes
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 352
ISBN 10 075351317X
ISBN 13 9780753513170
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No