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Title The Runner's literary companion : great stories and poems about running / edited by Garth Battista.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Breakaway Books ; distributed by Lyons & Burford, c1994.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    818.54 RUN    Available
Description ii, 324 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents The Milers : Once a runner (excerpt) / John L. Parker, Jr. -- Wheelbarrow / Eddy Orcutt -- The Olympian (excerpt) / Brian Glanville -- The other kingdom (excerpt) / Vivtor Price -- The Marasthoners : See how they run / George Harmon Coxe -- The loveliness of the long-distance runner / Sara Maitland -- Long road to Boston (excerpt) / Bruce Tuckman -- Going to run all night / Harry Sylvester -- The Sprinters : Raymond's run / Toni Cade Bambara -- Ten seconds (excerpt) / Louis Edwards -- Gallipoli (excerpt) / Jack Bennett -- The medal / Geoege Ewart Evans -- (to be continuede)
(Continued) Young Runners : The winning bug / Jackson Scholz -- The loneliness of the long-distance runner (excerpt) / Alan Sillitoe -- Decline and fall (excerpt) / Evelyn Waugh -- John Sobieski runs / James Buechler -- Murder, Malice, and Madness : The runner / James Tabor -- Third wind / Richard C. Matheson -- Running / Joyce Carol Oates -- We cannot save him / Lon Otto -- Assorted Other Runners : The track / Walter McDonald -- Carbo-loading / Max Apple -- Staying the distance (excerpt) / W.R. Loader -- An evening at the track / Douglas Dunn -- (to be continued)
(Continued) POEMS : Form and Motivation : The runner / W. Whitman -- Runner (excerpt) / W.H. Auden -- This runner / F. Webb -- The song of the ungirt runners / C.H. Sorley -- Morning athletes / M. Piercy -- Strategy for a marathon / M. Mueller -- Out on the course / W.J. Vernon -- Winning and Losing : The service / B. Johnson -- If / R. Kipling -- The finish / D. Hoffman -- Interview with a winner / D. Finkel -- Joan Benoit: 1984 Olympic marathon gold medalist / R. Ferrarelli -- (to be continued)
(Continued) Time, Memory, and Age : Running / R. Wilbur -- 100m hurdles / W. Borden -- The sprinters / L. Morrison -- Running the mile relay -- R. Rash -- His running my running / R. Francis -- At Guaracara Park / E. Roach -- Injury and Death : Death of the track star / B. Meissner -- A jogging injury / F.B. Jackson -- "Do we need an ambulance for cross country?" / G. Butcher -- Prefontaine / C. Ghigna -- The Iliad (excerpt) / Homer -- To an athlete dying young / A.E. Housman.
Subject Running -- Fiction.
Running -- Literary collections.
Running.
Added Author Battistas, Garth, ed.
Parker, John L., Jr., Once a runner.
Orcutt, Eddy, Wheelbarrow.
Glanville, Brian, Olympian.
Price, Victor, 1930-, Other kingdom.
Coxe, George Harmon, 1901- See how they run.
Maitland, Sara, 1950- Loveliness of the long-distance runner.
Tuckman, Bruce, Long road to Boston.
Sylvester, Harry, Going to run all night.
Bambara, Toni Cade, Raymond's run.
Edwards, Louis, 1962- Ten seconds.
Bennett, Jack, Gallipoli.
Evans, George Ewart, Medal.
Scholz, Jackson, Winning bug.
Sillitoe, Alan. Loneliness of the long-distance runner.
Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966. Decline and fall.
Buechler, James, John Sobieski runs.
Tabor, Jim, Runner.
Matheson, Richard Christian, Third wind.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- Running.
Otto, Lon, 1948- We cannot save him.
McDonald, Walter, Track.
Apple, Max, Carbo-loading.
Loader, W.R., (William Reginald). Staying the distance.
Dunn, Douglas, An evening at the track.
ISBN 155821335X : 23.00

 
    
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