The Fragile Champion: Doris Brown Who Always Ran the Extra Mile

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This is a story of a true pioneer for women's athletics--a story of courage, commitment, heartbreak, and triumph. The author was her coach for more than 40 years. While the story is about a girl who literally ran from the tide flats of Puget Sound to the top of the athletic world, it is narrated by her coach who was there the day she entered college, when she ran the first sub-5 minute mile by a woman, and when she won her first world championship in cross country and in track and field. He was also there that terrible day ...

The Fragile Champion: Doris Brown Who Always Ran the Extra Mile 2005, Tate Publishing & Enterprises

ISBN-13: 9781598861198

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