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A race like no other : 26.2 miles through the streets of New York, Liz Robbins

Label
A race like no other : 26.2 miles through the streets of New York
Title
A race like no other
Title remainder
26.2 miles through the streets of New York
Statement of responsibility
Liz Robbins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A narrative account of the 2007 New York City marathon interweaves the stories of professional and amateur participants, from Great Britain's world-record holder Paula Radcliffe and Latvian two-time winner Jelena Prokopcuka to South African former champion Hendrick Ramaala and a young cancer survivor running his first race
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robbins, Liz
Dewey number
796.4252097471
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1065.22.N49
LC item number
R63 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New York City Marathon
  • New York City Marathon
  • Marathon running
  • Runners (Sports)
  • Marathon running
  • Runners (Sports)
  • New York (State)
Label
A race like no other : 26.2 miles through the streets of New York, Liz Robbins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Huddled masses: the start, Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island -- Epic aspirations: Verrazano-Narrows Bridge -- Fairy-tale beginning: women's professional start -- A deliberate path: men's and mass start, the bridge to Bay Ridge -- Sole searching: miles 4 and 5, Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn -- Extra letter, extra help: mile 6, Fourth Avenue, Sunset Park, Brooklyn -- Second place: Mile Z Park Slope, Brooklyn -- "Gonna Fly Now": mile 8, Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn -- The Kenyan mystique: mile 9, entering Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn -- A modest mile: mile 10, Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg -- "Ain't no stopping us now": mile 11, Williamsburg -- Blintzes or bust: mile 12, Manhattan Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn -- Details, details: mile 13.1, halfway mark, on the Pulaski Bridge -- Barbie goes to jail: mile 14, Long Island City, Queens -- Putting it on the line: mile 15, Queensboro Bridge, Queens to Manhattan -- Bond of brothers: mile 16, First Avenue, 59th Street to 72nd Street -- Zoo Lake: mile 1Z First Avenue, 72nd Street to 92nd Street -- Kings of quirk: mile 18, First Avenue, 92nd Street to 112th Street -- On the path of pioneers: mile 19, First Avenue, 112th Street to Willis Avenue Bridge -- The wall: mile 20, the Bronx -- Breathing new life: Mile 21, Fifth Avenue, Harlem -- Victory one: mile 22, Marcus Garvey Park to 103rd Street and Fifth Avenue -- Lungs of New York: mile 23, Fifth Avenue to Central Park -- What price glory? Ryan Shay (1979-2007): mile 24 Sunday; Mile 5 Saturday -- The race must go on: mile 25, East Drive to Central Park South -- Making the move: mile 26, Central Park South to West Drive -- Reasons and revelations: the finish line
Control code
ocn263822736
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061373145
Lccn
2009275043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)263822736
Label
A race like no other : 26.2 miles through the streets of New York, Liz Robbins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Huddled masses: the start, Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island -- Epic aspirations: Verrazano-Narrows Bridge -- Fairy-tale beginning: women's professional start -- A deliberate path: men's and mass start, the bridge to Bay Ridge -- Sole searching: miles 4 and 5, Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn -- Extra letter, extra help: mile 6, Fourth Avenue, Sunset Park, Brooklyn -- Second place: Mile Z Park Slope, Brooklyn -- "Gonna Fly Now": mile 8, Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn -- The Kenyan mystique: mile 9, entering Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn -- A modest mile: mile 10, Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg -- "Ain't no stopping us now": mile 11, Williamsburg -- Blintzes or bust: mile 12, Manhattan Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn -- Details, details: mile 13.1, halfway mark, on the Pulaski Bridge -- Barbie goes to jail: mile 14, Long Island City, Queens -- Putting it on the line: mile 15, Queensboro Bridge, Queens to Manhattan -- Bond of brothers: mile 16, First Avenue, 59th Street to 72nd Street -- Zoo Lake: mile 1Z First Avenue, 72nd Street to 92nd Street -- Kings of quirk: mile 18, First Avenue, 92nd Street to 112th Street -- On the path of pioneers: mile 19, First Avenue, 112th Street to Willis Avenue Bridge -- The wall: mile 20, the Bronx -- Breathing new life: Mile 21, Fifth Avenue, Harlem -- Victory one: mile 22, Marcus Garvey Park to 103rd Street and Fifth Avenue -- Lungs of New York: mile 23, Fifth Avenue to Central Park -- What price glory? Ryan Shay (1979-2007): mile 24 Sunday; Mile 5 Saturday -- The race must go on: mile 25, East Drive to Central Park South -- Making the move: mile 26, Central Park South to West Drive -- Reasons and revelations: the finish line
Control code
ocn263822736
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061373145
Lccn
2009275043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)263822736

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