My Sergei: A Love Story (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Sep 26, 2009 - Fiction - 304 pages
14 Reviews
The Olympic gold medalist offers a poignant, loving account of her life with her long-time partner and beloved husband, Sergei Grinkov, from their first introduction and successive world pairs skating championships, to their storybook romance and marriage, to the fatal heart attack that took Sergei's life.
  

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Review: My Sergei: A Love Story

User Review  - Navem - Goodreads

I read this book years ago when it was first released. After the tragic death of Sergei. I remember how emotionally moved I was by their love story, I cried forever over this. They were one of my most favorite couples professional ice skating team. Read full review

Review: My Sergei: A Love Story

User Review  - Valerie - Goodreads

A touching reflection on a life of skating and love, but dated now that Katia has remarried and had another child. Still, the insight into the USSR and their sports machine contrasted with the "Wild ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue
Childhood
School Years
Sergei
The Miserable Pitiless Zhuk
Little Attentions
A Holiday Wish
Newlyweds
A Gift
Daria
Leaving
Moonlight Sonata
Training in the New Russia
Lillehammer
Simsbury and a New Home

Calgary
A Time of Change
In Love
Paris
Romeo Juliet and a Froggy Village
Some Proposals
The Wedding
The Last Summer
Goodbye
Losing Myself
The Tribute
Epilogue
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Katarina Witt, born in 1965, still skates professionally.
E. M. Swift is a senior writer at "Sports Illustrated" and co-author of "My Sergei: A Love Story with Ekaterina Goordeva and Eleven Seconds" with Travis Roy.

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