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

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Hachette Digital, Inc., Nov 11, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 287 pages
39 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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On a side note: she is a good writer. - Goodreads
Like I said, good book, bad ending. - Goodreads
Her prose is, for the most part, effective. - Goodreads
The ending was just atrocious. - Goodreads
I do recommend her as a writer. - Goodreads
What a retarded ending. - Goodreads

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I was completely immersed in this book. I loved the character and her mixture of serious introspection and fanciful dreaming. I liked that she thought people could fly - that was also a childhood wish ... Read full review

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The Mysterious Elixir
Rosebud
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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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