A skating life by Dorothy Hamill

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Published by Hyperion in New York .

Written in English

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  • Hamill, Dorothy,
  • Women figure skaters -- United States -- Biography

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementDorothy Hamill, with Deborah Amelon
ContributionsAmelon, Deborah
LC ClassificationsGV850.H3 A3 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 238 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17240760M
ISBN 101401303285
ISBN 109781401303280

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