The Resource A mother for all seasons, Debbie Phelps, (electronic resource)

A mother for all seasons, Debbie Phelps, (electronic resource)

Label
A mother for all seasons
Title
A mother for all seasons
Statement of responsibility
Debbie Phelps
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Mother for All Seasons is the heartfelt, intimate memoir of an everywoman-a single mom and an educator who raised three exceptional children, including the greatest Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps. During the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, when Michael achieved the impossible with his record-shattering eight gold-medal wins, Debbie Phelps nearly stole the show. For the millions who were riveted to the most watched Olympics in history, few could forget the homage that Michael consistently paid to the one person on Team Phelps most responsible for making it all possible: his mom. Nor can we forget how after each medal ceremony, Michael walked proudly to the stands to reach up to his mother and his sisters, Hilary and Whitney, to deliver his winning bouquets to them. While those highlights will forever be remembered the world over, very few know the behind-the-scenes stories as lived by the members of Team Phelps-a roller-coaster ride full of dramatic ups and downs, heartbreaks, and disappointments, yet one guided to triumph by vision, courage, and tenacity. Now at last, in A Mother for All Seasons, we're given the untold story as lived by the mom on the team. An educator in home economics, motivational spokeswoman, visionary middle-school principal, mother of three, and grandmother of two, Debbie Phelps is also the eternal cheerleader who was raised in a small, blue-collar, working-class town. An avid believer that achievement is limitless for each and every child, no matter the odds, Debbie reveals the universal themes of her story, which is rich with struggle, humor, hope, advice, and passion. Infused with the indomitable spirit of "America's mom," as she has been called, A Mother for All Seasons rallies us to cheer for all of our children at every stage of their growth and in every endeavor. Candid, lively, and charming, it offers timely, commonsense wisdom, lessons, and insights, and provides a much-needed reminder that life doesn't always turn out how you plan it, but in fact it can sometimes turn out even better
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phelps, Debbie
Dewey number
B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Anne Twomey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Twomey, Anne
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Phelps, Michael
  • Phelps, Debbie
  • Phelps family
  • Mothers
  • Motherhood
  • School principals
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
A mother for all seasons, Debbie Phelps, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
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unknown
Control code
MWT11589661
Dimensions
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 49 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780061878404
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11589661
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11589661
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
A mother for all seasons, Debbie Phelps, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11589661
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 49 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780061878404
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11589661
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11589661
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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