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The long run / [sound recording] / Matt Long with Charles Butler.

Long, Matt. (Author). Butler, Charles. (Added Author). Random House Audio Publishing. (Added Author). Recorded Books, LLC. (Added Author).
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Schricker Main Library BCD 796.42 LON (Text) 30032001561874 AUDIOBOOK Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307877482
  • Physical Description: 7 sound discs (8.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio ; p2010.

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General Note: Compact disc.
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In container (17 cm.)
Summary, etc.: On the morning of December 22, 2005, New York City firefighter Matt Long was cycling to work when he was struck by and sucked under a 20 ton bus making an illegal turn. The injuries he sustained pushed him within inches of death. Miraculously, after five months in the hospital and more than 40 operations, Matt was able to start his recovery. In addition to his physical injuries, Matt found the psychological consequences of the accident nearly as hard to process. In the 18 months before the accident, he had competed in more than 20 premier athletic events and had qualified for runner's most prestigious race, the Boston Marathon. After the accident, one doctor told him he'd be lucky if he could even walk without a cane. The Long Run is the emotional and incredibly honest story of Matt's determination to fight through fear, despair, loneliness, and intense physical and psychological pain to regain the life he once had. It chronicles Matt's road to recovery as he teaches himself to walk again and, a mere three years later, to run in the 2008 New York City Marathon.
Subject: Long, Matt.
Runners (Sports) > United States > Biography.
Traffic accident victims > United States > Biography.
Fire fighters > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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