A Man In A Hurry

by Nick Harris, Helen Harris, Paul Marshall
A Man In A Hurry
  • ISBN-13: 9780956431370
  • Author(s): Nick Harris, Helen Harris, Paul Marshall
  • Subject: Biography: historical, political & military
  • Publisher: De Coubertin Books
  • Imprint: De Coubertin Books
  • Publication Date: 01-04-2012
  • Format: h/b

Availability: Available

£14.99
For half a century, Weston was one of the most famous people in the English-speaking world as the first age of international celebrity unfolded. The godfather of the pedestrianism movement - a sport that took the Victorian world by storm - he criss-crossed Britain and America on foot earning fame, fortune and notoriety in an athletic career that saw him complete some of the most amazing endurance feats ever witnessed. The co-authors have skillfully recreated a vanished world to tell one of the most amazing stories in sporting history.
About the book

For half a century, Weston was one of the most famous people in the English-speaking world as the first age of international celebrity unfolded. The godfather of the pedestrianism movement - a sport that took the Victorian world by storm - he criss-crossed Britain and America on foot earning fame, fortune and notoriety in an athletic career that saw him complete some of the most amazing endurance feats ever witnessed. The co-authors have skillfully recreated a vanished world to tell one of the most amazing stories in sporting history.