The Ghost Runner

The Ghost Runner

The Tragedy of the Man They Couldn't Stop

Downloadable Audiobook - 2013 | Unabridged
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The mystery man threw off his disguise and started to run. Furious stewards gave chase. The crowd roared. A legend was born. Soon the world would know him as "the ghost runner, "John Tarrant, the extraordinary man whom nobody could stop. As a hapless teenage boxer in the 1950s, he'd been paid #17 expenses. When he wanted to run, he was banned for life. His amateur status had been compromised ... forever. Now he was fighting back, gate-crashing races all over Britain. No number on his shirt. No friends in high places. Soon he would be a record-breaker, one of the greatest long-distance runners the world had ever seen. This cross between Once a Runner and Chariots of Fire tells the heartbreaking story of this remarkable individual
Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781624600241
1624600247
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 14 min.)) : digital

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