My New York Marathon

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Humanoids, Inc., Oct 30, 2018 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
A quiet, aging teacher decides to run the NY Marathon. Along the way, he transforms into the man he always wanted to be. Sebastien, a quiet and shy teacher, gets lost in the memories of his boyhood, when he was a strong and successful runner. On a whim, he decides to challenge his aging body and crumbling spirit and run the New York Marathon! From the streets of France to the streets of Brooklyn, Sebastien pushes himself past limits he didn't even know he had. A humorous and poignant autobiographical tale. A love letter to the landscapes and panoramas of New York. And a testament to the triumph of the human spirit.

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My New York Marathon

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Samson’s immersive graphic memoir chronicles his three-year progression from out-of-shape, middle-aged novice to successful participant in the 2011 New York City Marathon. The logistics of marathon ... Read full review

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About the author (2018)

A Graduate of the Visual Arts of the faculty of Bordeaux III, Sébastien Samson writes for the popular French magazine, The Feast. He is also the Author of the bestselling Graphic Novel, Diary of a Bipolar, an emotional and honest account of a young girl's mental struggles. He currently resides in Paris, France.

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