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Blade runner

Author: Oscar Pistorius
Publisher: London : Virgin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At 11 months old, Oscar Pistorius had both his legs amputated below the knee. 'Blade Runner' charts the extraordinary development of one of the most gifted sportsmen and inspirational figures on the planet from immobilised child to world-class sprinter.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Oscar Pistorius; Oscar Pistorius; Oscar Pistorius
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Pistorius
ISBN: 9780753519394 0753519399
OCLC Number: 310156442
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: Originally published: as Dream runner. Milan: Rizzoli, 2008.
Description: viii, 186 pages, [12] pages of plates : portraits (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Fingerprints --
Made to measure --
The princess and the pugilist --
Carpe diem --
The coldest summer --
The first time --
One of a kind? Normal versus special --
Golden boy --
Swimming against the tide --
Finishing line --
Beijing.
Responsibility: Oscar Pistorius.

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Oscar Pistorius is a world-renowned athlete holding two Paralympic world records for the 100m and 200m. This title charts the extraordinary development of one of the most gifted sportsmen and  Read more...

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