9780815607038

Running With Pheidippides: Stylianos Kyriakides : The Miracle Marathoner

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815607038

  • ISBN10:

    0815607032

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-04-01
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
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Summary

Stylianos Kyriakides, a championship Greek marathoner, promised to win the 1946 Boston Marathon -- not for glory but to bring the world's attention to the plight of his war-torn country.

Author Biography

Andy Dabilis is staff reporter and assistant editor at the Boston Globe.

Table of Contents

Illustrations
xi
Foreword xiii
Johnny Kelley
Acknowledgments xvii
Prologue: A Crown of Wild Olive 1(6)
They Were Going to Kill Me
7(5)
No One Loses Who Has Hope
12(19)
The Beautiful and the Good
31(31)
No Great Fortune Waits
62(26)
The Evil Comes to Greece
88(39)
The Song of Cyprus
127(23)
Nike
150(43)
The Altar of the Great Victor
193(16)
The Fruits of Victory
209(17)
The Ancient Drama Begins Again
226(17)
Shadows in the Wind
243(18)
Epilogue: Pindar 261(4)
Bibliography 265(6)
Index 271

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