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Sub-4:00 : Alan Webb and the quest for the fastest mile

Author: Chris Lear
Publisher: [Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale ; [New York] : Distributed to the Book trade by St. Martin's Press, ©2003.
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In Sub 4:00, noted track writer Chris Lear brings you the sotry of Alan Webb's freshman track season. Lear artfully tells the story of a young track star, who, with big shoes to fill, must face the intrusions of frenzied track fans, the scrutiny of an ever-watchful media, the politics of the collegiate track world, and his own aspirations to become the best miler ever. Lear takes you on a journey--up close and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Lear, Chris, 1974-
Sub-4:00.
[Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale ; [New York] : Distributed to the book trade by St. Martin's Press, c2003
(OCoLC)604134635
Online version:
Lear, Chris, 1974-
Sub-4:00.
[Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale ; [New York] : Distributed to the book trade by St. Martin's Press, c2003
(OCoLC)609346333
Named Person: Alan Webb
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Lear
ISBN: 157954746X 9781579547462
OCLC Number: 51936933
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: March: Starting over --
Agony of defeat --
Leaving the past behind --
War dog --
Team in turmoil --
Escaping the abyss --
April: Rising --
Man up! --
Alan Webb; stage left --
Gathering storm --
Penn relays --
Homeward bound --
May: From roommates to competitors --
Stalking shadows --
Qualifying for the NCAAs --
Shades of greatness --
Big tens --
Matter of heart --
NCAAs --
Final show --
June: Webb's last stand --
Leaving Ann Arbor.
Other Titles: Alan Webb and the quest for the fastest mile
Responsibility: Chris Lear.
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In Sub 4:00, noted track writer Chris Lear brings you the sotry of Alan Webb's freshman track season. Lear artfully tells the story of a young track star, who, with big shoes to fill, must face the intrusions of frenzied track fans, the scrutiny of an ever-watchful media, the politics of the collegiate track world, and his own aspirations to become the best miler ever. Lear takes you on a journey--up close and personal--as Webb struggles with injuries, interpersonal conflicts, and the emotional highs and lows of racing. You will get an unprecedented behind-the-scenes view into the life of one of the country's most promising track athletes.

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