26 2 Miles To Boston

Author: Michael Connelly
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9780762796359
Size: 38.97 MB
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117 years Strong…and Counting! This all-new edition, which follows the Boston Marathon into the 21st century and through the tragedy of the 2013 race, is a colorful and moving portrait of what it feels like to run the world’s oldest annual marathon, escorting the reader through the past, present, and bright future of the race. 26.2 Miles to Boston is a rich, vibrant, and inspiring history of the Boston Marathon and of the men and women of varying abilities whose struggles and triumphs have colored this historic event for over a century. From suburban Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the center of metropolitan Boston, the author takes readers through the mile-by-mile sights, sounds, and traditions that make the race what it is.

The French Assault On American Shipping 1793 1813

Author: Greg H. Williams
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786454075
Size: 47.10 MB
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"During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic eras, French privateers and cruisers legally and illegally took cargo from merchant vessels. Filed by descendants of anyone who had a financial interest, these claims give the approximation of American goods lost. Section I presents an index of losses, Section II presents court cases and Section III presents disposition of claims filed"--Provided by publisher.