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Get Up & Fight, The Memoir of Rusty Kanokogi, The Mother of Women's Judo -  

Co-Authored by Rusty Kanokogi and her daughter Jean Kanokogi, PhD.  Foreward by legendary equal rights activist, Billie Jean King.  


Step into the extraordinary journey of a trailblazer whose indomitable spirit changed the course of history. "Get Up & Fight" is not just a memoir; it's an immersive experience crafted to inspire and captivate. Picture yourself holding this beautifully designed 6 x 9 perfect-bound masterpiece, its 12 pt silk laminate cover exuding elegance and durability. With 430 pages of riveting storytelling and custom artist renderings in vibrant color, every turn of the page transports you deeper into Rusty Kanokogi's world.


Dive into the rich tapestry of Rusty's life, adorned with stunning visuals that chronicle her remarkable journey and the pivotal moments that led to the insertion of Women's Judo into the Olympics. Printed on high stock paper, every image and rendering leaps off the page with unparalleled clarity and vibrancy.


But "Get Up & Fight" is more than just a book; it's a promise fulfilled by the dedicated Project Rusty team. Through their tireless efforts, Rusty's voice resonates with authenticity, humor, and strength, inviting you to experience her battles and triumphs firsthand. As you flip through the pages, you'll find yourself immersed in Rusty's world, sharing in her struggles and celebrating her victories.


This isn't just a story; it's a testament to the power of resilience and determination. Join Rusty Kanokogi on her extraordinary journey from an ordinary woman in Brooklyn to a pioneer in women's sports. Let her story ignite your own fighting spirit and inspire you to make your mark on the world. "Get Up & Fight" isn't just a memoir; it's a call to action.You will laugh, you will cry, and you will laugh again. Please enjoy!


Get Up & Fight, The Memoir of Rusty Kanokogi, Special Edition

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