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Imperfect: an improbable life

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Pub. Date:
2012
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IL: MG+ - BL: 6.9 - AR Pts: 15
Lexile measure:
1040L
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Born without a right hand, Jim Abbott as a boy dreamed of being a great athlete. Raised in Flint, Michigan, by parents who saw in his condition not a disability but an extraordinary opportunity, Jim became a two-sport standout in high school, then an ace pitcher for the University of Michigan. But his journey was only beginning. On an overcast September day in 1993, Jim Abbott took the mound at Yankee Stadium and threw one of the most dramatic no-hitters in major-league history. The game was the crowning achievement in an unlikely success story, unseen in the annals of professional sports. In Imperfect, the one-time big league ace retraces his remarkable journey.
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9780345523273
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Accelerated Reader:
MG+
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Lexile measure:
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Imperfect An Improbable Life
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