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Author Stracher, Cameron.

Title Kings of the road : how Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, and Alberto Salazar made running go boom / Cameron Stracher.

Publisher Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
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LIBRARY CALL # STATUS
 Arvada Library  796.4240922 STRACHER    ON SHELF
 Columbine Library  796.4240922 STRACHER    ON SHELF
Description xv, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary Chronicles the golden age of running in the 1970s by looking at the lives, careers, and achievements of three famous runners who inspired sedentary Americans to start moving.
Note Includes index.
Contents Duo in the sun (1978) -- Birth of the boom (1972) -- A man. A plan. A road race (1973) -- "Will Rogers" and the car he drove in with (1974) -- Cuba libre (1965-1975) -- The good die young (May 30, 1975) -- Boston Billy (1974-1975) -- Showdown at noon (1975) -- Cheaters prosper (1976) -- Three for the road (1976) -- New York, New York (1976) -- The ligaments that bind (1977) -- Show me the money (1977) -- Death's door (1978) -- Foreign footsteps (1979) -- A brave new world (1980) -- The king is dead. Long live the king (1981) -- Boom's end (1982).
Subject Shorter, Frank, 1947-
Rodgers, Bill, 1947-
Salazar, Alberto, 1958-
Long-distance runners -- United States -- Biography.
Long-distance running -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Call # 796.4240922 STRACHER
ISBN 9780547773964
054777396X
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