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“One of the best accounts in print of the physical and emotional torments athletes endure in their superhuman efforts.” —St. Louis Post-Dispatch
John L. Parker, Jr. has written for Outside, Runner’s World, and numerous other publications. A graduate of the University of Florida’s College of Journalism as well as its College of Law, Parker has been a practicing attorney, a newspaper reporter and columnist, a speechwriter for then Governor Bob Graham, and editorial director of Running Times magazine. He lives in Gainesville, Florida and Bar Harbor, Maine.
Parker was a one-hit wonder, and this pedestrian sequel a potboiler attempt to cash in one more time. The first 100 pages are more about fishing than running. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Matthew Kingore
"Again to Carthage" did a good job to bring me back to what I loved about "Once a Runner." Running is about dedication, and there is always time to run again. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Samuel
After finally reading Once a Runner I wanted more! I loved the story line and the fact that it was centered around running. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John M. Lahr
Extremely boring book, not much about running, but incoherent ramblings against Vietnam war and draft instead. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Chris
Its a fantastic sequel to Once a Runner. A must for all runner-readers.Published 4 months ago by Anna B.
Not as good as Once A Runner, which is one of my favorite inspirational runner books. At times added drama just for the sake of drama. Not bad, just not great.Published 5 months ago by estrennen
Although the sequel doesn't capture the life and dreams of a runner quite as well as the original, it does speak to our mortality and perpetual yearning for youth. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joseph J. Witiw Jr.