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Once I picked up this book I just couldn't put it down until I was finished!
This is the mark of a good author, who has had done a magnificent job in developing this character, as well as the other main characters.
It brought back memories for me of my best friend in high school, who was quite the star of the Cross Country and Track teams.
As a high school track athlete, I'll admit the tragedies and triumphs of this moving novel probably hit closer to home for me than for most. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Aric Floyd
This is a great book to read if you love running sport. Once you open the book you will not want to put the book down. The booPublished 6 months ago by andrew goodenough
Favorite book I have ever read so far. Read it in high school and it still sticks to me now. To be developed into a film soon as I've heard.Published 16 months ago by Hong Ouyang
I read this book in high school and couldn't put it down! I loved the style of writing the author uses. It's such an addicting story! Read morePublished on July 31, 2010 by Allyson
This was a great story of a boy (the narrator) growing up after his track teamates (including his girlfriend) were all killed in an accident. Read morePublished on July 5, 2010 by Bob
The writer seems too concerned with his own vocabulary, rather than giving each of his characters a unique voice. Read morePublished on January 19, 2010 by Robert L. Scribner
In life, you can only run from your fears for so long, and eventually they'll slowly catch up to you. Read morePublished on October 23, 2008 by Danielle Nuhfer
This was excellent running fiction. It started slow with junior high type of humor (involving junior high kids), but the story was captivating. Thank you for writing the book. Read morePublished on August 1, 2008 by Andrew Jon Gideon
"Introspective and humble," of course, refers to the narrator. The author, on the other hand, seems a tiny bit in love with his creation - and for good reason. Read morePublished on September 11, 2007 by Katie