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The Resource Today we die a little! : the inimitable Emil Zátopek, the greatest Olympic runner of all time, Richard Askwith

Today we die a little! : the inimitable Emil Zátopek, the greatest Olympic runner of all time, Richard Askwith

Label
Today we die a little! : the inimitable Emil Zátopek, the greatest Olympic runner of all time
Title
Today we die a little!
Title remainder
the inimitable Emil Zátopek, the greatest Olympic runner of all time
Statement of responsibility
Richard Askwith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Based on extensive research in the Czech Republic, interviews with people across the world who knew him, and unprecedented cooperation from his widow ... journalist Richard Askwith's book breathes new life into the man and the myth, uncovering a glorious age of athletics and an epoch-defining time in world history."--Dust jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Askwith, Richard
Dewey number
  • 796.42092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1061.15.Z38
LC item number
A85 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zátopek, Emil
  • Track and field athletes
  • Long-distance runners
  • Olympic athletes
Label
Today we die a little! : the inimitable Emil Zátopek, the greatest Olympic runner of all time, Richard Askwith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and 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
Prologue : the curious incident -- 'Zá-to-pek! Zá-to-pek!' -- The Kopivnice kid -- Shoemaking -- The soldier -- Beginnings -- The lights come on again -- Love and death -- The Czech locomotive -- Mission : invincible -- Fairy-tale Pete -- The longest day -- The people's champion -- 'Today we die a little' -- The ambassador -- Spring fever -- Disgrace -- Exile -- In the drawer -- 'Say it ain't so, Emil' -- The last lap -- Epilogue : gold dust
Control code
ocn928613603
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 457 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781568585499
Lccn
2016933228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Today we die a little! : the inimitable Emil Zátopek, the greatest Olympic runner of all time, Richard Askwith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and 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
Prologue : the curious incident -- 'Zá-to-pek! Zá-to-pek!' -- The Kopivnice kid -- Shoemaking -- The soldier -- Beginnings -- The lights come on again -- Love and death -- The Czech locomotive -- Mission : invincible -- Fairy-tale Pete -- The longest day -- The people's champion -- 'Today we die a little' -- The ambassador -- Spring fever -- Disgrace -- Exile -- In the drawer -- 'Say it ain't so, Emil' -- The last lap -- Epilogue : gold dust
Control code
ocn928613603
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 457 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781568585499
Lccn
2016933228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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