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Imperfect: an improbable life
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New York : Ballantine Books, 2012.
Physical Desc:
xiv, 283 pages, [8] pages of plates : illus. color ; 25 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG+ - BL: 6.9 - AR Pts: 15
Lexile measure:
1040L
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BIOGRAPHY Abbott, J. 2012
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BIOGRAPHY Abbott, J. 2012
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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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Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780345523259, 0345523253
Accelerated Reader:
MG+
Level 6.9, 15 Points
Lexile measure:
1040

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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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APA Citation (style guide)

Abbott, J., & Brown, T. (2012). Imperfect: an improbable life. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Abbott, Jim, 1967- and Tim. Brown. 2012. Imperfect: An Improbable Life. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Abbott, Jim, 1967- and Tim. Brown, Imperfect: An Improbable Life. New York: Ballantine Books, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Abbott, Jim, and Tim Brown. Imperfect: An Improbable Life. New York: Ballantine Books, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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