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    • In the Water They Can't See You Cry

    • A Memoir
    • By: Amanda Beard, Rebecca Paley
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    At the tender age of 14, Amanda Beard walked onto the pool deck at the Atlanta Olympics carrying her teddy bear, Harold, and left with two silvers and a gold medal. She competed in three more Olympic games, winning a total of seven medals, and enjoyed a lucrative modeling career on the side. At one point, she was the most downloaded female athlete on the Internet. Yet despite her astonishing career and sex-symbol status, Amanda felt unworthy of all her success. Unaware that she was suffering from clinical depression, she hid the pain beneath a megawatt smile.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I applaud Amanda - but her editor's were lame

    • By Heather on 03-10-15

    Regular price: $24.49