Poor Little Swift Girl

Poor Little Swift Girl

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by Steve Friedman
     
 
Think you know the story of Olympic runner Zola Budd? Think again. Even if you remember how the barefoot prodigy broke world records and was blamed for favorite Mary Decker’s career-crippling fall, her story has more heartbreak and nuance than the headlines would have you believe.

Overview

Think you know the story of Olympic runner Zola Budd? Think again. Even if you remember how the barefoot prodigy broke world records and was blamed for favorite Mary Decker’s career-crippling fall, her story has more heartbreak and nuance than the headlines would have you believe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012429896
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
34
File size:
381 KB

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Meet the Author

New York Times bestselling author Steve Friedman is a writer at large for Backpacker, Runners World, and Bicycling. His work has appeared in a variety of national magazines, including Esquire, GQ, Outside, Elle, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and New York Magazine. He is the author of Loose Balls, The Agony of Victory (with Jayson Williams), Driving Lessons (due out in May 2011) and Lost on Treasure Island (due out in June 2011).

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Poor Little Swift Girl 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
bigreader133 More than 1 year ago
I'm an avid runner and was inclined to like this book from the start, but it's really a story everyone can relate to and should read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very insightfull and well told. Things are never what they appear on the surface. But, Friedman peels through cover and gives us the whole story.