Bonnie Blair power on ice by Wendy Daly

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Published by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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  • Blair, Bonnie, 1964- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Blair, Bonnie, 1964-,
  • Women speed skaters -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ice skaters.,
  • Women -- Biography.,
  • Speed skating.

About the Edition

Narrates the skating career of the American woman who is an Olympic Gold Medalist for speedskating, who came from a family of skaters, and who has skated since the age of two.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Wendy Daly.
SeriesA bullseye biography
LC ClassificationsGV850.B63 D35 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL790738M
ISBN 100679869972
LC Control Number95023217

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