Inside Track: My Professional Life in Amateur Track and Field by Carl Lewis

Inside Track: My Professional Life in Amateur Track and Field by Carl Lewis

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At the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, Carl Lewis won four gold medals matching the track and field accomplishments of the legendary Jesse Owens and making him one of the best known athletes in the world. This is an autobiography written in collaboration with Jeffrey Marx, a sports journalist.

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At the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, Carl Lewis won four gold medals, matching the track and field accomplishments of the legendary Jesse Owens and making him one of the best known athletes in the world. At the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea, he was part of the most talked about race ever, the controversial 100-metre sprint final, when he was awarded the gold medal after the winner, Ben Johnson of Canada, was disqualified for taking steroids. Until now, Lewis has never said what he really thinks about what happened in Seoul.

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SKU GOR006524823
Title Inside Track: My Professional Life in Amateur Track and Field
Author By (author) Carl Lewis
Condition WELLREAD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 1990
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0720719577
ISBN 13 9780720719574
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
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At the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, Carl Lewis won four gold medals, matching the track and field accomplishments of the legendary Jesse Owens and making him one of the best known athletes in the world. At the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea, he was part of the most talked about race ever, the controversial 100-metre sprint final, when he was awarded the gold medal after the winner, Ben Johnson of Canada, was disqualified for taking steroids. Until now, Lewis has never said what he really thinks about what happened in Seoul.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006524823
Title Inside Track: My Professional Life in Amateur Track and Field
Author By (author) Carl Lewis
Condition WELLREAD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 1990
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0720719577
ISBN 13 9780720719574
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
Ex Library No