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Title:
Marion Jones : life in the fast lane : an illustrated autobiography
Author:
Jones, Marion, 1975-
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Publication Information:
New York : Warner Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
223 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780446524551
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Book

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Summary

Summary

For the first time ever, Marion Jones gives her account of the victories, defeats, controversies and breakthroughs of her life. She sheds light on her private mission to become the fastest woman of all time while dealing with such events as her father abandoning her,the controversy over her then husband testing positive for steroids, as well as her new life as the hard-working mother of an infant son with sprinter Tim Montgomery.


Author Notes

Kate Sekules is travel editor at Food & Wine magazine. She has written for Vogue, The New Yorker, and Conde Nast Sports for Women, among dozens of other publications, and has been nominated for a National Magazine Award. Sekules lives in New York.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

1. A Dream Realizedp. 8
2. Childhoodp. 24
3. On Trackp. 36
4. Lady Tar Heelsp. 50
5. Speeding Upp. 70
6. Landmarksp. 96
7. Five Medals: Behind the Scenesp. 118
8. Lossesp. 142
9. "The Fastest Couple in the World"p. 158
10. Montyp. 176
11. Motherhoodp. 188
12. The Fast Lanep. 200
Competitive Historyp. 218
Photo Creditsp. 222
Acknowledgmentsp. 223