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Haunts of the Black Masseur

The Swimmer as Hero

Haunts of the Black Masseur( )
Author: Sprawson, Charles
Introduction by: Liptrot, Amy
ISBN:978-1-4090-4345-4
Publication Date:Sep 2010
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:CCV Digital
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

A new re-issue of the cult swimming classic, twenty-five years after its first publication.

WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY AMY LIPTROT

'A luminously romantic history of swimming' Guardian

Haunts of the Black Masseur is a dazzling introduction to the great swimming heroes, from Byron leaping into the surf at Shelley's funeral to Hart Crane diving to his death in the Bay of Mexico. Bursting with anecdote, Charles Sprawson leads us into a...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Swimming & Diving



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