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Published by Rodale in [Emmaus, Pa.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bowerman, William J,
  • University of Oregon -- Track and field,
  • Nike (Firm) -- History,
  • Track and field coaches -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementKenny Moore.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV697.B68 M66 2006a
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 432 p. :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18009192M
ISBN 101594867313
ISBN 109781594867316
LC Control Number2007282130

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