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The Resource On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life, Amy Purdy with Michelle Burford

On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life, Amy Purdy with Michelle Burford

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On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life
Title
On my own two feet
Title remainder
from losing my legs to learning the dance of life
Statement of responsibility
Amy Purdy with Michelle Burford
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Language
eng
Summary
  • 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 two percent chance of survival. In a near-death experience, she saw three figures who told her: "You can come with us, or you can stay. No matter what happens in your life, it's all going to make sense in the end." In that moment, Amy chose to live
  • Purdy inspired a nation on Dancing with the Stars. Here she reveals the intimate details of her triumphant comeback from the brink of death to making history as a Paralympic snowboarder. At nineteen she contracted bacterial meningitis and was given less than a two percent chance of survival.Her 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
Summary
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
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10386453
Cataloging source
BDX
Dewey number
  • 796.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV857.S57
LC item number
P87 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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the journey from losing my legs to learning the dance of life
Label
On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life, Amy Purdy with Michelle Burford
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The stranger -- Desert daydreams -- Bonfires and snowboard -- A different world -- The edge -- Awake -- Ground shift -- Home -- New season -- The gift -- Connection -- Action plan -- Transition -- Horizons -- The race -- New roles -- Sochi -- Universal rhythm -- Reflections
Control code
20275438
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 248 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062379092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn890839124
  • (OCoLC)890839124
Label
On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life, Amy Purdy with Michelle Burford
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The stranger -- Desert daydreams -- Bonfires and snowboard -- A different world -- The edge -- Awake -- Ground shift -- Home -- New season -- The gift -- Connection -- Action plan -- Transition -- Horizons -- The race -- New roles -- Sochi -- Universal rhythm -- Reflections
Control code
20275438
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 248 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062379092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn890839124
  • (OCoLC)890839124

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