26.2 Essays: An Inspiring New World View

26.2 Essays: An Inspiring New World View

by Bobbi Gibb

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26.2 Essays: An Inspiring New World View by Bobbi Gibb

26.2 Essays is a collection of essays on a broad range of topics as seen through the eyes of Bobbi Gibb. the first woman to run the Boston Marathon.

Bobbi applies the insights she developed through decades of living, loving, and running to a multitude of human endeavors, including economics, politics, religion, sociology, and science. Each mile of the Marathon serves as a trigger for another essay just as the marathon serves as a powerful metaphor for our journey through life.

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ISBN-13: 9780982967522
Publisher: The Institute for the Study of Natural Systems
Publication date: 12/22/2016
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

In 1966, Roberta "Bobbi" Gibb became the first woman ever to complete the Boston Marathon. She is recognized by the Boston Athletic Association as the pre-sanctioned era women's winner in 1966, 1967, and 1968. Bobbi is an exciting contemporary artist who creates bronze sculptures of the human form in action and portrait busts; vividly colored murals; and subtle, impressionistic landscapes, which reflect her deep love of both humanity and nature. Bobbi has also worked as a lawyer and as an associate at the Cecil B. Day Neuromuscular Laboratory.

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