Reviews

A selection of reviews of Vera Koo’s memoir, The Most Unlikely Champion.

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Book Review: ‘A Woman in a Man’s World’

Book Review: ‘A Woman in a Man’s World’

In this book review from the Online Book Club, AAliyaash writes that Vera Koo, author of "The Most Unlikely Champion," is undoubtedly a "woman in a man's world." Find out why in the review. The Most Unlikely Champion is a beautiful memoir written about Vera Koo who...

Book Review: Resilience, Healing and the Power of Believing

Book Review: Resilience, Healing and the Power of Believing

In this review, by Larabuonocore, she notes that Vera Koo's book contains these qualities: resilience, healing and the power of believing. The Most Unlikely Champion, by Vera Koo, tells the story of her life and how she got to become one of the best female shooters in...

Online Book Club Review: Never Give Up, Give In or Go Away

Online Book Club Review: Never Give Up, Give In or Go Away

The phrases "give up, give in, or go away" do not exist in Vera Koo's vocabulary. For her, the only way is the way forward. Her memoir, The Most Unlikely Champion, is a testimony to living by these principles - rising to the top in a male-dominated sport while...

Online Book Club Review (ZT2): Uplifting and Inspiring Book

Online Book Club Review (ZT2): Uplifting and Inspiring Book

The book The Most Unlikely Champion is an uplifting and inspiring book. In short, Vera Koo is writing about her experience as a shooter. She started because of her curiosity about gun safety and decided to take a few classes to learn more about it. After several years...

Online Book Club Review (SS): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Online Book Club Review (SS): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Online Book Club Review by SenSen, Published Aug 1, 2020 Vera Koo is a first-generation Chinese-American woman. Her family came to San Francisco when she was 12, but they continued to live in a traditional Chinese household. ‘Although not everyone knows what it’s like...

Online Book Club Review (AK): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Online Book Club Review (AK): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Review by ankushavhad, Published Jul 31, 2020 History has witnessed an ideology, quoted as “the most remarkable climb only arrives after a fall,” that rightly fits here. I recalled a famous saying in Hindi “haar ke aage jeet hai” (meaning, “victory is over the...

A Must Read: Vera Koo’s ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

A Must Read: Vera Koo’s ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

I met Vera Koo in 2013 when I competed at the Bianchi Cup for the first time in Columbia, Missouri. During the awards ceremony, a few women handed out roses to all the female competitors, mentioning they were from Vera. How nice was that? Even though she rarely...

Online Book Club Review (WU): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Online Book Club Review (WU): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Review by Wuoketch, Published Aug 2, 2020 Success does not come on a silver platter. This was what Vera’s life was. Vera worked hard to become successful, though facing various life challenges, she never gave up. Find more in The Most Unlikely Champion by...

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