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

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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
Title variation
Running for my life
Title variation remainder
one lost boys journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games
Creator
Contributor
Author
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
Summary
Offers the true story of a Sudanese boy who, through unyielding faith, overcame a wartorn nation to become an American citizen and an Olympic contender
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10147008
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lomong, Lopez
Dewey number
796.42
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tabb, Mark A.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lomong, Lopez
  • Track and field athletes
  • Refugees
Target audience
adult
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one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games
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
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
229 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781595555151
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781595555151
  • 14889184
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
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
229 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781595555151
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781595555151
  • 14889184

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