TITLE

Oscar De La Hoya

AUTHOR(S)
Lobb, Nancy
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
16 Extraordinary Hispanic Americans, 2nd Edition;2007, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A section from the book "16 Extraordinary Hispanic Americans" second edition is presented. It profiles boxer Oscar de la Hoya. It offers background of the family of de la Hoya. It recognizes the achievements of de la Hoya as a boxer, including an Olympic gold medal. The section also looks at the philanthropic activities of de la Hoya.
ACCESSION #
37334319

 

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