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Review: Grip: A Memoir of Fierce Attractions by Nina Hamberg

Categories: 5 butterflies, memoir, Nina Hamberg, RBR
      Grip: A Memoir of Fierce AttractionsNina Hamberg; Paperback, 276 pagesPublished July 20th 2011 by Route One PressSet in San Francisco in the 1970s, Grip: A Memoir of Fierce Attractions is the true story of how a teenager fends off an armed intruder with only her wits, then goes on to become the toughest female martial artist in her karate school and an early advocate for women’s rights. Yet in private this five-foot fighter forms one disastrous relationship with men after another. Ultimately, Nina Hamberg finds her real battle is an Read more [...]