Off Balance

Off Balance

A Memoir

Book - 2012
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The Olympic gymnast recounts the hardships that dominated her early career, describing her relationships with her parents and coaches, her humiliating public scorn by her father, and the family secret that opened an unexpected chapter in her adult life.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012
Edition: 1st Touchstone hardcover ed
Description: viii, 242 p., [8] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781451608656
Branch Call Number: 796.44092 Moc
Additional Contributors: Williams, Teri
Williams, Paul


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Sep 22, 2016

I was really moved when Dominique revealed a secret sister.

Apr 04, 2015

Opened my eyes, made me see some of my heroes in a different light

Apr 14, 2014

I love this book becase i am her background and i love gymnastics

Mar 24, 2014

Well written and interesting. Highly recommended.

JMFlaherty Sep 26, 2012

A real page-turner. Fascinating life of an Elite gymnast in training. The support and non-support she got from family, friends and coaches. Told thru the eyes of a highly intelligent young girl (and young adult) with insight, a strong brain, and a wonderful heart.
And then, a truly startling surprise, but a good one.
Good job, Dominique!

nkontrol Aug 23, 2012

It was aiiight. The best part was about her secret sister, Jennifer. I learned so much about life based on how her sister lived her life despite her disability.

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