Running On a Dream: The Pat Farmer Story

By: Eckersley, Ian

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Large softcover, first edition, 466gms, 255 pages. This is Pat Farmer's story as told to leading Australian journalist and fellow marathon runner, Ian Eckersley. It traces Pat's progress from teenage mechanic to a true Australian hero, describing in vivid detail the battle between mind and body as Pat graduates through the ranks of the loneliest sport in the world. Just as he reaches the pinnacle of his sport, his beloved wife, his most constant supporter and the mother of his two childre, is taken tragically from him. Every step of Pat's Centenary of Federation Run is taken for Lisa. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.

Title: Running On a Dream: The Pat Farmer Story

Author Name: Eckersley, Ian

Categories: Autobiography/Biography/Memoir, Sport,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: St Leonards, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2000

ISBN Number: 1865084115

ISBN Number 13: 9781865084114

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Not Applicable

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: BIOAUS165

Keywords: Biography, Pat Farmer, Memoir, Running, Ian Eckersley, Marathon Running, Sport, Australian Sportspeople,