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
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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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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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