Oscar Pistorius, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420511769
  • ISBN-13: 9781420511765
  • DDC: 796.42092
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This book covers the life and career of South African sprinter and Olympian Oscar Pistorius. Born with a rare deformity, it details his life as an infant undergoing lower leg amputation and his upbringing and involvement in sports. The book also digs into the controversy surrounding the death of his girlfriend, some say by Pistorius's own hand.

Features and Benefits

  • Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture.
  • Through quotations from the individual profiled as well as from friends, supporters, and critics, readers learn how these men and women view themselves as well as how other regard them.
  • Each book in this series includes sidebars, photographs, annotated bibliographies, timelines, and comprehensive indexes.