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Published by Peachtree in Atlanta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ken Rappoport.
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV697.A1 R326 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3413356M
    ISBN 101561453684
    LC Control Number2005029486
    OCLC/WorldCa62093014

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