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The Resource Running for my life : one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games, Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb

Running for my life : one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games, Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb

Label
Running for my life : one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games
Title
Running for my life
Title remainder
one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games
Statement of responsibility
Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a story about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of the Sudanese Civil War to a Nike sponsored athlete on the US Olympic Team. He shares his commitment to keep moving forward and find God in each step
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lomong, Lopez
Dewey number
796.42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV697.L66
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tabb, Mark A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lomong, Lopez
  • Track and field athletes
  • Refugees
Label
Running for my life : one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games, Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Taken! -- My stolen life -- Escaping with the angels -- Running home -- Kakuma -- From Lopepe to Joseph -- A new dream -- Writing for my life -- No good-byes -- "Welcome home, Joseph" -- The promised land -- A child again -- Two dreams, one goal -- 9-11 -- They're alive? -- "This place will take you to the Olympics" -- Running for joy -- Family reunion -- Back from the grave -- Running down my dream -- Within sight -- "Thank you, America!" -- The highest honor -- Passing the dream to my brothers -- The greatest moment! -- Epilogue: Still running for my life
Control code
sky247989111
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
229 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781595555151
Lccn
2012937358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color portraits, photographs (chiefly color)
Label
Running for my life : one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games, Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Taken! -- My stolen life -- Escaping with the angels -- Running home -- Kakuma -- From Lopepe to Joseph -- A new dream -- Writing for my life -- No good-byes -- "Welcome home, Joseph" -- The promised land -- A child again -- Two dreams, one goal -- 9-11 -- They're alive? -- "This place will take you to the Olympics" -- Running for joy -- Family reunion -- Back from the grave -- Running down my dream -- Within sight -- "Thank you, America!" -- The highest honor -- Passing the dream to my brothers -- The greatest moment! -- Epilogue: Still running for my life
Control code
sky247989111
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
229 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781595555151
Lccn
2012937358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color portraits, photographs (chiefly color)

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