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Flanagan's Run Hardcover – Import May 1982

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Product Description Review At the height of the Depression in 1931 entrepreneur Charles Flanagan organises the Trans-America race in which 2000 runners from across the globe compete for a $150000 top prize. But the sports establishment tries to scupper what they see as a threat to the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. No less impressive than the fictional runners' gruelling three-month journey (50 miles a day through desert and mountains) is the pathos of the individuals experiences which McNab creates and Degas's treasure trove of accents bring to life. --Rachel Redford The Observer Today's audiobooks are ideal for Easter fun-runners and long-distance harriers alike. Tom McNab lived and breathed athletics as competitor coach and sports writer for 40 years before writing his marathon of a novel Flanagan's Run which was an instant bestseller on its publication in 1982. Set in 1931 in the depths of the Depression it characterises the leading runners in a race from Los Angeles to New York. The prizes are vast but weather Chicago chicanery and envious 1932 Olympics organisers seem set on destroying the adventure. Sprinters can opt for the abridged version but I recommend the long-haul version. Both are read by the versatile and compelling Rupert Degas. --Christina Hardyment The Times --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.

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