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Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports
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from Da Capo Pr (March 9, 2009)
9780738213293 | details & prices | 418 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $17.99
About: In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run what was then the all male Boston Marathon, infuriating one of the event's directors who attempted to violently eject her.
from Da Capo Pr (December 1, 2008)
9780786719556 | details & prices | 320 pages | List price $14.95
from Da Capo Pr (March 29, 2007)
9780786719679 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $26.95
About: A memoir of the first woman participant of the Boston Marathon describes her efforts to break the gender barrier, an effort for which she endured formidable resistance, and also traces the childhood events that spurred her athletic ambitions.