To the Edge: A Man, Death Valley, and the Mystery of Endurance (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Nov 11, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 287 pages
21 Reviews
This extreme sports saga, part Plimptonesque narrative, part spiritual journey, explores the limits of personal endurance as a determined journalist takes on the 135 mile Death Valley marathon.
  

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The ending-- well, it was disgraceful at best. - Goodreads
On a side note: she is a good writer. - Goodreads
The ending was very abrupt and full of mystery. - Goodreads
Well, I get the ending. - Goodreads
... the ending is special. - Goodreads

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Contents

The Boogie
Red Square
Return with Honor
A Lost Piece of the World
Western Wind
A Bunch of Crazies
The Paradoxical Heart
Held Together by Hope
An Inefficient Machine
The Mysterious Elixir
Rosebud
White Line Tapestry
Rhyolite
The Black Walnut Tree
A Postscript
BEYOND THE DEEP

Losing the World

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About the author (2009)

Kirk Johnson is a Pulitzer-nominated writer for The New York Times. He lives in northern New Jersey with his wife & two sons.

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