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Coolest Race on Earth Mud, Madmen, Glaciers, and Grannies at the Antarctica Marathon

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ISBN-10: 1556527381

ISBN-13: 9781556527388

Edition: 2009

Authors: John Hanc

List price: $22.95
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Chronicling the world's most difficult race through the eyes of one who ran it, this vivid and humorous memoir shares the adventures of inspiring contestantsincluding a wheelchair-bound runner and three record-breaking grandmothersas they trek across the daunting terrain of extinct volcanoes, craggy mountain peaks, and the turbulent Drake passage, all in a quest to complete the Antarctica Marathon. Revealing the runners' struggles against melting glaciers and hostile skuas, the narrative also recounts their unique experiences with curious penguins and whale sightings. Spotlighting the people and the place that make this annual event so remarkable, this account not only reflects why…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English