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Waxing on : The karate kid and me / Ralph Macchio.

Record details

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

Content descriptions

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.
Summary, etc.:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Macchio, Ralph, 1961-
Actors > United States > Biography.
Karate kid (Motion picture : 1984)
Cobra Kai (Television program)
Martial arts films > United States > History and criticism.
Martial arts television programs > United States > History and criticism.
Genre: Autobiographies.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Derby Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Derby Public Library LP B MAC (Text)
Digital Bookplate/Donation note: Purchased through the Cecarelli Family Book Fund
34047152267820 Adult Biography Large Type Available -


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