The Resource On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life, Amy Purdy, (electronic resource)

On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life, Amy Purdy, (electronic resource)

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On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life
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On my own two feet
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from losing my legs to learning the dance of life
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Amy Purdy
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eng
Summary
Amy Purdy, who inspired a nation on Dancing with the Stars and has been called a hero by Oprah Winfrey, reveals the intimate details of her triumphant comeback from the brink of death to making history as a Paralympic snowboarder.In this poignant and uplifting memoir, Dancing With the Stars sensation Amy Purdy reveals the story of how losing her legs led her to find a spiritual path. When the Las Vegas native was just nineteen, she contracted bacterial meningitis and was given less than a 2 percent chance of survival. Her glimpse of the afterlife--coupled with a mysterious premonition she'd had a month before--became the defining experiences that put Amy's life on a new trajectory after her legs had to be amputated. She wouldn't just beat meningitis and walk again; she would go on to create a life filled with bold adventures, big dreams, and boundless vitality--and share that spirit with the world. In 2014 Amy--the only competitor, male or female, with two prosthetic legs--claimed a bronze medal for the US Paralympic team in adaptive snowboarding. She then became a contestant on season 18 of Dancing With the Stars, and viewers were captivated as the girl with bionic legs managed to out-dance her competitors all the way to the finale.Amy's journey is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the capacity we all have to dream bigger, defy expectations, and rewrite our stories. Amy was given a second chance for a reason--to use her life to inspire others. Her powerful memoir urges us to live life to the fullest, because we are all a lot more capable than we could ever imagine
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Purdy, Amy
Dewey number
796.092
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LC call number
GV857.S57
LC item number
P87 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • autobiography
  • memoirs
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Read by Jorjeana Marie
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Marie, Jorjeana
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  • Purdy, Amy
  • Purdy, Amy
  • Athletes
  • Dancers
  • People with disabilities
  • Amputees
  • Amputees
  • Athletes
  • Dancers
  • People with disabilities
  • United States
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On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life, Amy Purdy, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 13 min., 09 sec.))
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online
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9781483098784
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On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life, Amy Purdy, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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ocn903935688
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 13 min., 09 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483098784
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not applicable
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unknown
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computer
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  • c
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digital
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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0CCCABDF-71E9-480A-8A26-0577A31C3C9F
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(OCoLC)903935688
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