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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:

*****AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4*****

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...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Swimming & Diving



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