A Man In A Hurry: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Edward Payson Weston, The World's Greatest Walker

A Man In A Hurry: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Edward Payson Weston, The World's Greatest Walker

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A Man In A Hurry: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Edward Payson Weston, The World's Greatest Walker by Nick Harris, Helen Harris, Paul Marshall

A Man in a Hurry is one man's athletic journey from the Gold Rush to the Jazz Age, the story of a dreamer, schemer and ladies man who met with Presidents and royalty, crooks and knaves. With its colourful detail, historical context and readable style, this groundbreaking work is an important addition to the sports literature canon.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780956431370
Publisher: deCoubertin Books
Publication date: 04/01/2012
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 302
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Nick Harris is chief sports news correspondent of the Mail on Sunday, editor of sportingintelligence. com and SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year. Helen Harris is journalist by training and former national press officer for Britain's largest natural history charities. Paul Marshall is an historian who became interested in Victorian race-walking when researching the life of an ancestor. He is editor of kingofpeds.com.

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