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Waxing on : The karate kid and me  Cover Image Large Print Book Large Print Book

Waxing on : The karate kid and me

Summary: "A fun-filled memoir by the Karate Kid and Cobra Kai actor that's equal parts nostalgia and contemporary relevance, based on both the classic movies and his current show, which is Netflix's #1 hit and gaining legions of new fans from every generation"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 163808646X
  • ISBN: 9781638086468
  • Physical Description: 263 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2023.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: Becoming the kid -- Soulful magic -- Strawberry shortcake and the cannoli -- The Zabka experience -- The crane takes flight -- The "eighties" of it all -- Frozen in time -- Theories and debates (and the birth of Cobra Kai) -- Impact and inspiration -- Finding balance -- Do-overs -- Waxing onward.
Subject: Macchio, Ralph 1961-
Actors United States Biography
Karate kid (Motion picture : 1984) Karate kid (Motion picture : 1984)
Cobra Kai (Television program) Cobra Kai (Television program)
Martial arts films United States History and criticism
Martial arts television programs United States History and criticism
Large type books
Macchio, Ralph 1961-
Martial arts films
United States
Genre: Autobiographies.
Large print books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Large print books.

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  • 0 / 1 copies available at Peachtree City Library


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