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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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
191111
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Polly, Matthew
Dewey number
796.815/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
GV1100.7.A2
LC item number
P65 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
6.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polly, Matthew
  • Shao lin si (Dengfeng Xian, China)
  • Martial arts
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
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
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
620436
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781592402625
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006025384
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781592402625
  • (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
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
620436
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781592402625
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006025384
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781592402625
  • (OCoLC)70866948

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