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Title:
The quotable marathoner
Author:
Lyons, Charles, 1960-
Publication Information:
Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xvii, 184 pages ; 19 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781585744046
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV1065 .Q68 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

An astonishing variety of literate people, including Olympians, poets, actors, and ordinary men and women, have spoken and written about the marathon. Now, gathered together for the first time in one volume, are the voices of hundreds of first-time runners as well as the old masters offering their thoughts, feelings, and observations of this legendary 26.2-mile challenge.


Author Notes

Charles Lyons is a film reporter for Daily Variety and Weekly Variety. His marathon PR is 2:46. He lives in New York


Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
First Encountersp. 1
Trainingp. 21
Racingp. 53
Reflectionsp. 99
Indexp. 169

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