Dreams of Gold The Nancy Kerrigan Story Author:Wayne Coffey & Filip Bondy She Gave her life to skating. And, like a true champion, she's determined to come back from one of the most dramatic crimes in sports history. Nancy Kerrigan's ruthless attack by a club-wielding thug sent a sickening shudder through the glittery world of international figure skating. Then came the shocking news that her desperate attacker was li... more »nked to someone very close--arch-rival Tonya Harding, a skater with parallels in her own background to Kerrigan, and with almost as much to gain as she has to lose. At stake: an Olympic championship--and millions of dollars in endorsements that could change a young athlete's life forever.
Now, 2 New York Daily News reporters who've been covering the story since it first broke us a moment-by-moment account of the entire scandal, along with an intimate, detailed portrait of one of the world's most loved and admired athletes.
From her years of demanding training to the pressures of being an Olympic contender to her loving upbringing in a working-class family and the tragedy of her mother Brenda's blindness, Dreams of Gold celebrates an extraordinary young woman whose stunning grace, relentless courage and dazzling competitive spirit have made her America's princess on ice.« less