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26.2 miles to Boston : a journey into the heart of the Boston Marathon

Author: Michael Connelly
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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"For this revised and updated edition, author and lifetime Bostonian Michael Connelly will conduct interviews with runners of the 2013 Marathon and those preparing to run in 2014 - which will prove to be the Marathon's most historic and highly attended. While still containing the wonderful trivia, history, and traditions from the original 26 Miles to Boston, this updated edition widens the POV, weaving in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Connelly
ISBN: 9780762796359 0762796359
OCLC Number: 870335181
Description: xvi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Michael Connelly.

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"For this revised and updated edition, author and lifetime Bostonian Michael Connelly will conduct interviews with runners of the 2013 Marathon and those preparing to run in 2014 - which will prove to be the Marathon's most historic and highly attended. While still containing the wonderful trivia, history, and traditions from the original 26 Miles to Boston, this updated edition widens the POV, weaving in the shocking events surrounding the 2013 race, the aftermath, and Boston's resilience and commitment to make the 2014 race something to celebrate for the ages. With a new foreword by four-time Boston Marathon winner Bill Rodgers"--

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"A unique look at the event and what it means to the runners." - Boston Athletic Associaton"The Boston Marathon is the story of America: Pride determination and sacrifice. After running 26.2 miles Read more...

 
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