American Shaolin by Matthew Polly

Describes the childhood dream that led the author to study martial arts at China's famed Shaolin Temple, his initial disenchantment that turned into respect for the instructors, and the training that eventually led him to represent the Temple in international competitions.

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The 555th greatest nonfiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 91st on Top 100 World Literature Titles (Perfection Learning)