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Author Reisler, Jim, 1958-

Title Walk of ages : Edward Payson Weston's extraordinary 1909 trek across America / Jim Reisler
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
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Contents "The breathing embodiment of Iron Will" -- "Worried about the outcome of this one" -- "I fancied I was a great actor" -- "Pride and pluck had prevailed" -- "Undeterred, undismayed, no matter what confronts him" -- "I will not alter my mode of travel!" -- "The people treat me finely" -- "A trifle older than I was twenty-five years ago" -- "Walking is the easiest part" -- "Make a good record first and meet me after" -- "Some command of the situation" -- "Shut up, you jumping Jack!" -- "That awful strain" -- "I've taken my last walk."
Summary <DIV></DIV><P>Jim Reisler is the author of eight baseball books, most notably <I>Babe Ruth: Launching the Legend</I>, and is the editor of <I>Guys, Dolls, and Curveballs: Damon Runyon on Baseball</I>
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Weston, Edward Payson, 1839-1929.
Weston, Edward Payson, 1839-1929
Weston, Edward Payson, 1839-1929.
Racewalkers -- United States -- Biography
Walking (Sports) -- United States -- History
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Sports.
GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports.
Racewalkers.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Essays.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- History.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Reference.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports.
Walking (Sports)
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biographies.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0803286422
0803286449
9780803286429
9780803286443