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The incomplete book of running, Peter Sagal

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The incomplete book of running
Title
The incomplete book of running
Statement of responsibility
Peter Sagal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The author, the host of NPR's "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" and columnist for "Runner's World," shares stories, advice, lessons, and warnings from his experiences
  • Peter Sagal, the host of NPR's Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! and a popular columnist for Runner's World, shares lessons, stories, advice, and warnings gleaned from running the equivalent of once around the earth. At the verge of turning forty, Peter Sagal--brainiac Harvard grad, short bald Jew with a disposition towards heft, and a sedentary star of public radio--started running seriously. And much to his own surprise, he kept going, faster and further, running fourteen marathons and logging tens of thousands of miles on roads, sidewalks, paths, and trails all over the United States and the world, including the 2013 Boston Marathon, where he crossed the finish line moments before the bombings. In this new book, Sagal reflects on the trails, tracks, and routes he's traveled, from the humorous absurdity of running charity races in his underwear--in St. Louis, in February--or attempting to "quiet his colon" on runs around his neighborhood--to the experience of running as a guide to visually impaired runners, and the triumphant post-bombing running of the Boston Marathon in 2014. With humor and humanity, Sagal also writes about the emotional experience of running, body image, the similarities between endurance sports and sadomasochism, the legacy of running as passed down from parent to child, and the odd but extraordinary bonds created between strangers and friends. The result is a funny, wise, and powerful meditation about running and life that will appeal to readers everywhere
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sagal, Peter
Dewey number
796.42092
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1061.15
LC item number
.S32 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sagal, Peter
  • Runners (Sports)
  • Running
Label
The incomplete book of running, Peter Sagal
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1057410979
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 185 pages
Isbn
9781451696240
Lccn
bl2018189996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1057410979
Label
The incomplete book of running, Peter Sagal
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1057410979
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 185 pages
Isbn
9781451696240
Lccn
bl2018189996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1057410979

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