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In Feel No Fear Bela Karolyi tells us about creating a gymnastics craze in communist Rumania, defecting to the United States, adapting to US culture and language, becoming a citizen, and coaching champions at his ranch in Houston, TX. Along with this he gives us a touch of humor while telling us the discipline and philosophy that has allowed him to train gymnastics champions for 40 years, on 2 continents.
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Plot & Themes

Ethnic/Relig. of subject (inside)    -   Eastern European    -   American (general) Gender/Class story?    -   woman's story Sports story?    -   gymnastics If this is a culture clash:    -   minority culture living in majority area Ethnic/regional/gender    -   Yes Sports story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   sports figure Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   Eastern European


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   encouraged    -   like laughing If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 14-16 Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A lot 11-15 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   26-50% of book

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