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Author Reisler, Jim, 1958-

Title Walk of ages : Edward Payson Weston's extraordinary 1909 trek across America / Jim Reisler.

Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "The breathing embodiment of Iron Will" -- "Worried about the outcome of this one" -- "I fancied I was a great actor" -- "Pride and pluck had prevailed" -- "Undeterred, undismayed, no matter what confronts him" -- "I will not alter my mode of travel!" -- "The people treat me finely" -- "A trifle older than I was twenty-five years ago" -- "Walking is the easiest part" -- "Make a good record first and meet me after" -- "Some command of the situation" -- "Shut up, you jumping Jack!" -- "That awful strain" -- "I've taken my last walk."
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Weston, Edward Payson, 1839-1929.
Racewalkers -- United States -- Biography.
Walking (Sports) -- United States -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780803286443 (electronic bk.)
0803286449 (electronic bk.)
9780803286429 (electronic bk.)
0803286422 (electronic bk.)
9780803286436 (mobi)