Golden Boy: The Fame, Money, and Mystery of Oscar de la Hoya

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Andrews McMeel Pub., 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 315 pages
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A portrait of one of the world's most famous boxers chronicles the life and career of Oscar de la Hoya, from his poverty-stricken childhood, to his Olympic glory, to his celebrity world of multimillion-dollar contracts, spicy romances, and turbulent personal life and professional career.

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Kawakami is a sportswriter for the Los Angeles Times and covered boxing for the paper for four years. He also covered UCLA basketball and the Los Angeles Rams, and currently covers the Los Angeles Lakers.

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