Once a Runner
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    Once a Runner | John L. Parker Jr.

    Once a Runner

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By John L. Parker Jr.
    • Narrated By Patrick Lawlor
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    Once a Runner captures the essence of what it means to be a competitive runner; to devote your entire existence to a single-minded pursuit of excellence. It has become one of the most beloved sports novels ever written. Originally self-published in 1978 and sold at road races out of the trunk of the author's car, reading the book became a rite of passage for many runners, and tattered copies were handed down like sacred texts from generation to generation.

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    Again to Carthage | John L. Parker Jr.

    Again to Carthage

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    Quenton Cassidy thought he had left his athletic career far behind as he built a successful professional career in south Florida. But as several personal tragedies and the wear and tear of life began to weigh upon him, he wonders if perhaps he hasn't given up a special part of his life too soon. His return to the world of competitive running is dramatic and revelatory to both the protagonist and the listener, as is his desperate, all-out attempt to make on last Olympic team.

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