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Author: Diana Nyad
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On September 2, 2013, at the age of 64, Diana Nyad emerged onto the shores of Key West after completing a 110 mile, 53 hour, record-breaking swim through shark-infested waters from Cuba to Florida. Her memoir shows why, at 64 she was able to achieve what she couldn't at 30 and how her repeated failures contributed to her success"--
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Diana Nyad; Diana Nyad
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Nyad
ISBN: 9780385353618 0385353618 9780385353625 0385353626 150981311X 9781509813117 0147542642 9780147542649
OCLC Number: 907556619
Notes: "A Borzoi book."
Awards: Winner of Cross Sports Book Awards: International Sports Autobiography of the Year 2017 (UK)
Long-listed for William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2016 (UK)
Description: a x, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Contents: Crisis --
The Deadly Box --
Aris --
Lucy --
Thirst for Commitment --
New York City --
Manhattan Island Swim: Game Changer --
The First Expedition --
Havana --
Athlete Identity Crisis --
Heartache --
The Person My Dog Thinks I Am --
Dors Bien, Maman --
Sixty: Existential Angst --
The Dream Rekindled --
It's On! 2010 --
First Summer in Key West --
Sharif --
Back to Key West --
Buck Up, Another Go: 2011 --
Guts Before Glory --
Red Alert --
Unprepared for the Unexpected --
Whisper of Hope --
The Last Hurrah: 2012 --
In Medias Res --
Will: No Limits --
Impasse: 2013 --
Atheist in Awe --
Infinitude --
Find a Way --
The Yellow Brick Road --
Never, Ever Give Up --
One Wild and Precious Life --
Credit Due --
Notes from the Author --
The Xtreme Dream Team --
Training Logs.
Responsibility: Diana Nyad.

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The ultimate sporting memoir from the world's greatest ultra-distance swimmer, Diana Nyad.  Read more...

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