Inside track: my professional life in amateur track and field

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Simon and Schuster, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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The world's fastest human and one of the greatest athletes of our time has written the most controversial inside account of any sport since A Season on the Brink. Coauthor Jeffery Marx won a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting about cheating in college sports. Fast Track is certain to be the hardest-hitting book about track ever published. 16 pages of photographs.

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Contents

Chapter One Showdown
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Chapter Three Getting Good Getting Recruited
26
Chapter Five A Religious Heart without Boundaries
53
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About the author (1990)

Lewis has been called the greatest long jumper of all time. During his career, he won a total of nine gold medals in four consecutive Olympic Games. Since retiring from active competition in 1996, he has worked nationally to promote the cause of organ and tissue donation.

Jeffrey Marx is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Season of Life" and recipient of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. This is his fifth book. He has also written for numerous publications including "Sports Illustrated", "Newsweek", "Time", "The Washington Post", the "Los Angeles Times", and "The Baltimore Sun". Marx lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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