The first book-length study of the city s great annual contest In The Chicago Marathon, Andrew Suozzo reveals this citywide ritual as far more than a simple race. Providing a full-spectrum look at the event s production and participants, Suozzo shows how the elements that comprise the marathon also reflect modern Chicago s politics, it s people, and the ways the city engages with the wider world. The book encompasses all of the forces that come together to make the race the spectacle it has become today. Beginning with a ...

The Chicago Marathon 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252074219

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The Chicago Marathon 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252031687

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