The son of Mexican-born parents, Oscar 'The Golden Boy' De La Hoya has had an astonishing career. From boxing to business, from the recording industry to the charitable accomplishments of his foundation, his success is a testament to what one man can achieve. But who is this man who has changed the lives of so many? Who has imprinted a positive mark upon the sport of boxing, for which many have all but given up hope? Who has become a symbol of success for an entire community, without many heroes to call their own? "American Son" answers these questions.
Oscar De La Hoya is one of the most beloved athletes in America and one of the greatest boxers of all time. He was born in Los Angeles and now divides his time between Puerto Rico and southern California. Oscar De La Hoya es uno de los deportistas mas queridos de Estados Unidos, y uno de los mejores boxeadores de todos los tiempos. Nacio en Los Angeles, y ahora reparte su tiempo entre Puerto Rico y el sur de California. Steve Springer is the author of five books, including two bestsellers, and has been a journalist for more than thirty years, the last twenty-five with the Los Angeles Times. Steve Springer es el autor de cinco libros, incluyendo dos bestsellers, y ha sido periodista por mas de 30 anos-los ultimos 25 han sido con el Los Angeles Times. Es ganador del Nate Fleischer Award, un gran logro profesional y honor otorgado por el Boxing Writers' Association of America. Actualmente vive en Los Angeles con su familia.
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