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Who taught me to swim

James McKinley

Who taught me to swim

new and selected stories

by James McKinley

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by BkMk Press, University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle-aged men -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James C. McKinley.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.C3815 W48 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17907175M
    ISBN 109781886157613
    LC Control Number2007017316
    OCLC/WorldCa123912572

    Coach Alyce was more than my Swim coach, and she taught me how to overcome the fear of swimming at t he deep end and swimming with people around me. Those are psychological problems, and she managed to breakdown the scenario and taught me how to overcome them. Her empathy for me was the key to my success.5/5(1).   After an eating disorder and obsessive exercise, swimming with friends taught me plumpness is power I was used to strict fitness regimes, but .


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