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Tooth and nail : the making of a female fight doctor, Linda D. Dahl

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Tooth and nail : the making of a female fight doctor
Title
Tooth and nail
Title remainder
the making of a female fight doctor
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Linda D. Dahl
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Chronicles the coming of age of a surgeon in New York City and her experiences as one of the only female ringside doctors for the New York State Athletic Commission
  • "In this entertaining memoir, Dahl details her road to becoming one of the only female fight doctors. Raised in the Midwest by Syrian immigrant parents, Dahl was a surgical resident living in the Bronx when she became enthralled with boxing while watching a fight between Shane Mosley and Oscar de la Hoya in 2000. She eventually landed an uninspiring job as a hospital ear, nose, throat physician; but her boxing passion led her to work secretly as a fight doctor at professional fights. She recounts one of her first fights, when she realized after the first round that the Venezuelan fighter had been hit below the belt, "his traumatic hernia blossoming," but he refused to have her check him in public. While she earned the trust of fighters, men throughout the boxing world continued to fawn over her good looks ("deflecting attention became a bigger job than working the fights"). It wasn't until she was working a fight between Miguel Cotto and Paulie Malignaggi that her professional life took a turn. The fight had been aired on television, and her secret became known at the hospital. Head physicians congratulated her on her selfless work, and her newfound confidence gave her courage to start her own practice. Dahl offers a unique look at the world of boxing in this uplifting story about realizing one's destiny." -- Publisher's weekly
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Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10677525
Cataloging source
IG$
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Dahl, Linda
Dewey number
610.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
R154.D18
LC item number
A3 2018
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Dahl, Linda
  • Women physicians
  • Boxing injuries
  • Sports medicine
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the making of a female fight doctor
Label
Tooth and nail : the making of a female fight doctor, Linda D. Dahl
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781335017475
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1043951203
Label
Tooth and nail : the making of a female fight doctor, Linda D. Dahl
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781335017475
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1043951203

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