Feel No Fear by Bela Karolyi
The Power, Passion, and Politics of a Life in Gymnastics

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The charismatic coach of gymnastic stars including Nadia Comanec and Mary Lou Retton chronicles his life and career, from troubles with Romanian secret police, through his decision to defect, to his fight for better gymnastics in the United States.
 

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Published May 31, 1994 by Hyperion. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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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;

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The coach behind gymnastics legends Nadia Comaneci and Mary Lou Retton, Karolyi also discusses his painful decision to defect to the U.S. from Romania.

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Karolyi, renowned coach of women gymnasts, revolutionized the sport in both his native Rumania and his adoptive United States, producing popular champions in each country--Nadia Comaneci in Europe and Mary Lou Retton in America.

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