Traces the life of the young Mexican-American boxer who won a gold medal at the 1992 Olympic Games at the age of nineteen.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
|Other titles||De la Hoya.|
|Series||The Winning spirit|
|LC Classifications||GV1132.D37 T39 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||93007813|
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