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A Clean Pair Of Heels: The Murray Halberg Story, Gilmour, Garth
Author Name:    Gilmour, Garth

Title:   A Clean Pair Of Heels: The Murray Halberg Story

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   Wellington A. H. & A. W. Reed (1963)

Seller ID:   19154

School prize label on front free endpaper. Some foxing. Rubbing and staining to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 212 pages + plates. Green papered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215mm x 139mm. "For ten years Murray Halberg was - Never beaten over two miles - Beaten only twice in international three-miling [. . . ] Halberg - star product of the Lydiard technique of stamina training - had no downhill run to these successes. At seventeen a football injury nearly killed him. He had to fight to find himself the mental toughness that wins great races." - from the dust-jacket blurb.

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