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The Resource American Shaolin : flying kicks, buddhist monks, and the legend of iron crotch : an odyssey in the new China, Matthew Polly

American Shaolin : flying kicks, buddhist monks, and the legend of iron crotch : an odyssey in the new China, Matthew Polly

Label
American Shaolin : flying kicks, buddhist monks, and the legend of iron crotch : an odyssey in the new China
Title
American Shaolin
Title remainder
flying kicks, buddhist monks, and the legend of iron crotch : an odyssey in the new China
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Polly
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the childhood dream that led the author to study martial arts at China's famed Shaolin Temple, his initial disenchantment that turned into respect for the instructors, and the training that eventually led him to represent the Temple in international competitions
Tone
Award
  • Alex Award, 2008.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2012
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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191111
Cataloging source
DLC
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Polly, Matthew
Dewey number
796.815/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1100.7.A2
LC item number
P65 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Martial arts
  • Shao lin si (Dengfeng Xian, China)
  • Polly, Matthew
Target audience
adult
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flying kicks, Buddhist monks, and the legend of iron crotch : an odyssey in the new China
Label
American Shaolin : flying kicks, buddhist monks, and the legend of iron crotch : an odyssey in the new China, Matthew Polly
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0618/2006025384.html
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm70866948
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781592402625
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006025384
System control number
(OCoLC)70866948
Label
American Shaolin : flying kicks, buddhist monks, and the legend of iron crotch : an odyssey in the new China, Matthew Polly
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0618/2006025384.html
Publication
Control code
ocm70866948
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781592402625
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006025384
System control number
(OCoLC)70866948

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