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The Ghost Runner

The Tragedy of the Man They Couldn't Stop

The mystery man threw off his disguise and started to run. Soon the world would know him as 'the ghost runner'. When he wanted to run, he was banned for life. Soon he would be a record-breaker, one of the greatest long-distance runners the world has ever seen. This is his true story: The Ghost Runner.
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Bill Jones worked for Granada Television for 27 years, where he was an award-winning documentary maker. He now works as a freelance writer and programme maker. He was researching a documentary about the centenary of the Manchester running club Salford Harriers in 1985 when he first came across the story of John Tarrant (a former Harriers member) and it has haunted him ever since.
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"A terrific story - a comic strip hero made flesh, with all the human complications that entails" Daily Mail "Tarrant's poignant story is wonderfully refreshing and beautifully told" The Sun "A fantastic story of the underdog" Metro "Makes fascinating reading" Manchester Evening News "Bill Jones used to make documentaries, and he retains that discipline's eye for telling details and evocative shots" The Times
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 352
Erscheinungsdatum 07.07.2011
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-84596-606-5
Verlag Random House UK
Maße (L/B/H) 23,5/15,7/3 cm
Gewicht 496 g
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
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