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By Joe Grossman,Steve Walker,Dale Petranech

From Matthew Webb to Gertrude Ederle, from Wrigley's Catalina to Juan de Fuca, from Billy Butlin's English Channel races to the Canadian Expo, Joe Grossman has captured the historical past of marathon swimming. Joe's superb study and interviews supply us with a glimpse into the minds of swimmers who complete extraordinary issues, prior to the appearance of GPS or the web. The tales of sheer selection and primary hand money owed of really good swims are remarkable to read--a ebook approximately heroes and athletes that you just cannot positioned down.

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