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Cold Clear Day: The Athletic Biography of Buddy Edelen Paperback – January 1, 1992
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"...the perfect book for a high-school...runner who wants to learn something about the real work needed to challenge yourself." -- American Track and Field Magazine
"Murphy's niftiest writing is his version of Edelen's thoughts during his victory at the '64 Olympic trials." -- USA Today, 2-20-92
"[A Cold Clear Day] moved me with what I didn't know about an important American marathoner...." -- Sports Illustrated, 8-17-92
About the Author
At the time of publication, Mr. Murphy was the cross-country coach for men and women at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Missouri. As an athlete, coach, race director, and organization official, Mr. Murphy has been interested in track and field for more than thirty years. He is also a practicing attorney and an instructor in sociology at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
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Historical accuracy and insightful exploration of personal determination give a clear psychological landscape of the kind of athlete that put long distance running on the map of today's sports.
A must read not only for long distance runners, but for poets as well.