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Extended Audio Sample Flanagans Run, by Tom McNab
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (103 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tom McNab Narrator: Rupert Degas Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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During the Depression the ebullient American entrepreneur Charles Flanagan assembles 2,000 runners from all corners of the earth, to run from Los Angeles to New York for prize-money of $150,000. Flanagan's Trans-America runners face 3,000 miles, across the Mojave desert and the frozen Rockies, running a daily average of 50 miles for three months. The American sports establishment, however, is desperate to crush what it sees as a professional challenge to the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. Every day is therefore a struggle for survival, for Flanagan himself as well as the runners. Flanagan's Run is an epic tale, and a testimony to the strength of the human spirit.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Shyla | 8/5/2013

    " Audiobook. Kept me entertained during many a morning workout but much longer than it should have been and some things were just too implausible for me (i.e, the Capone run-in and outcome, and the evil Olympic chairman), but likeable characters and in general it is sort of a shout out to runners. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kate | 7/12/2013

    " I read this in my teens and recently found it at the library and read it again. Love this book, I want to own it! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Katy Defay | 6/19/2012

    " Enjoyable story of the first American cross country foot race in the 1930's and the obstacles that had to be overcome by its feisty organizer. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Teri Pre | 4/10/2012

    " I first read this as a teen when it came out as a Reader's Digest condensed book. I loved it so much that when I was older I found a paperback copy and held on to it for years. When I found out it was available for Kindle I bought it. I would have paid triple the price! "

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