Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius

by Christine Wilcox

Hardcover

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Overview


This contemporary biography series profiles the lives of some of today's most prominent newsmakers; whether covering contributions and achievements or notorious deeds, books in this series examine why these well-known people garner public attention.; Lucent Books' contemporary biography series profiles the lives and careers of some of today's most prominent newsmakers. Whether covering contributions and achievements or notorious deeds, books in this series examine why these well-known people garner pu; Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture. Through quotations from the individual profiled as well

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420510416
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/21/2013
Series: People in the News Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: Why Do We Make Athletes Our Heroes? 6

Chapter 1 "Never Say Never, and Never Give Up" 10

Chapter 2 Walking the Table 25

Chapter 3 The Fastest Man on No Legs 35

Chapter 4 An Unfair Advantage? 52

Chapter 5 "Not the Triumph, but the Struggle" 68

Notes 87

Important Dates 93

For More Information 96

Index 98

Picture Credits 102

About the Author 104

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