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By Joe Grossman,Steve Walker,Dale Petranech

From Matthew Webb to Gertrude Ederle, from Wrigley's Catalina to Juan de Fuca, from Billy Butlin's English Channel races to the Canadian Expo, Joe Grossman has captured the heritage of marathon swimming. Joe's superb examine and interviews supply us with a glimpse into the minds of swimmers who entire fantastic issues, ahead of the arrival of GPS or the net. The tales of sheer decision and primary hand money owed of outstanding swims are striking to read--a publication approximately heroes and athletes that you just can not positioned down.

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