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Accidental Athlete A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Middle Age

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ISBN-10: 1934030732

ISBN-13: 9781934030738

Edition: 2011

Authors: John "The Penguin" Bingham, John Bingham

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John Bingham is a beloved evangelist of running. Known by fans as ;The Penguin ; for his gentle humor and back-of-the-pack speed, Bingham's memoir An Accidental Athleteexplores with wit and poignancy his evolution from a bespectacled fat kid in the 1950s to unlikely hero of the modern running movement. Bingham remembers unfulfilled childhood dreams of athletic glory seen through Coke-bottle glasses, his unhealthy sedentary years as he chased a career, and his epiphany at age 43, when he stirred from the couch, found his mojo, became a runner, and rediscovered himself. An Accidental Athleteis a warm, engagingly written, feel-good book for the everday athlete who is sure to recognize him or…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 8/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English