Adult Nonfiction 796.91209 M 2009
Summary: Milton, a sports journalist who has covered figure skating for three decades, profiles 63 figure skaters in men's and women's singles, pairs, and ice dancing, including pioneers, legends, influential skaters, technical innovators, and current stars. Accompanied by color photos, the profiles give information on skaters like Dick Button, Brian Boitano, Sonja Henie, Michelle Kwan, Katarina Witt, Gordeeva and Grinkov, Shen and Zhao, Torvill and Dean, Brian Joubert, Miki Ando, Yu-Na Kim, Peggy Fleming, Dorothy Hamill, Robin Cousins, Toller Cranston, Carol Heiss, and Kristi Yamaguchi. Sidebars discuss important themes and moments in skating's history, like the judging system, nationalism, and the Nancy Kerrigan incident. Annotation c2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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