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No Finish Line

No Finish Line by Marla Runyan
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The courageous autobiography of the first legally blind athlete to compete in the Olympic Games.
 
Millions watched in awe as Marla Runyan ran the 1500 meter event in Sydney. But few know the real story of the woman who was diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease at nine years old—and became compelled to achieve what was thought beyond her reach, in the world of athletics as well as in life.
 
With endearing self-deprecation and surprising wit, Marla Runyan reveals what it’s like to see the world through her eyes, and what it means to compete at the world-class level, despite the fact that—quite literally for her—there is no finish line.
 
“[Runyan] presents her story with acuity and grace, rising above expectations and prejudice . . . [her] story is well-paced and finishes strong; readers will hope she keeps going and going.”—Publishers Weekly
 
“An amazingly personal account of how she has dealt with the various highs and lows in her life.”—Ventura County Star
Penguin Publishing Group; September 2002
320 pages; ISBN 9781101204221
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Title: No Finish Line
Author: Marla Runyan; Sally Jenkins
 
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