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The Resource The man who ran faster than everyone : the story of Tom Longboat, Jack Batten

The man who ran faster than everyone : the story of Tom Longboat, Jack Batten

Label
The man who ran faster than everyone : the story of Tom Longboat
Title
The man who ran faster than everyone
Title remainder
the story of Tom Longboat
Statement of responsibility
Jack Batten
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tom Longboat was a hero. A member of the Onondaga Nation, he was born on the Six Nations reserve in Oshwegen, near Brantford, Ontario. Despite poverty, poor training, and prejudice, Longboat went on to become one of the world's best runners. In 1907, at the height of his fame, he won the Boston Marathon and ran in the 1908 Olympic Marathon. Longboat was one of the best-known people of his day, and certainly the most prominent member of the Six Nations. Throughout his career he had to race against opponents, as well as rumors of illegal running activities. Nevertheless, he maintained his dignity, and his achievements still inspire people who understand the great pleasure of running, and running fast
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Batten, Jack
Dewey number
  • 796.42/4/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1061.15.L65
LC item number
B38 2002
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Longboat, Tom
  • Runners (Sports)
  • Indians of North America
  • Longboat, Tom
  • Longboat, Tom
  • Indians of North America
  • Runners (Sports)
  • Canada
  • Runners (Sports)
  • Native Americans
Label
The man who ran faster than everyone : the story of Tom Longboat, Jack Batten
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The best runner in the world -- Beginnings -- In the running -- Boston -- Triumph and turmoil -- Tom's great Olympic misadventure -- A professional among professionals -- Under new management -- War -- His own man -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
47948034
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
104 pages
Isbn
9780887765070
Lccn
2001095369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)47948034
Label
The man who ran faster than everyone : the story of Tom Longboat, Jack Batten
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The best runner in the world -- Beginnings -- In the running -- Boston -- Triumph and turmoil -- Tom's great Olympic misadventure -- A professional among professionals -- Under new management -- War -- His own man -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
47948034
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
104 pages
Isbn
9780887765070
Lccn
2001095369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)47948034

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