To the Edge

A Man Death Vally and the Mystery of Endurance

By Kirk Johnson
(Grand Central Publishing, Paperback, 9780446679022, 304pp.)

Publication Date: July 2002

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When his beloved brother commits suicide, Kirk starts running straight into the hell of Badwater, the ultimate test of endurance equal to five consecutive marathons. Alongside a group of virtual running machines, Kirk will stare down his limitations and his fears on a journey that might offer the redemption of his most personal loss.

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