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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 historical past of marathon swimming. Joe's great learn and interviews supply us with a glimpse into the minds of swimmers who comprehensive tremendous issues, sooner than the arrival of GPS or the web. The tales of sheer decision and primary hand bills of extraordinary swims are remarkable to read--a publication approximately heroes and athletes that you simply can't placed down.

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