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Running home : a memoir / by Katie Arnold.

Arnold, Katie (Runner), author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780425284650
  • ISBN: 0425284654
  • Physical Description: xv, 358 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2019]

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Summary, etc.: "A deeply moving and inspiring memoir about fathers and daughters, grief and renewal, adventure and obsession, and the power of running to change your life." -- From book jacket.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 February #1
    *Starred Review* Arnold, a longtime Outside magazine editor and columnist on the Raising Rippers blog, grapples with grief and acute anxiety following the death of her father, a photographer for National Geographic. This beautifully written chronicle follows her journey through grief and self-discovery while juggling to balance her life as a writer, wife, and mother of two little girls. After her father's death, Arnold takes up ultrarunning (distances longer than 26.2 miles), and, with each 50-to-100-mile race, she draws the kind of strength proclaimed in the unofficial motto of the sport—"relentless forward progress"—as she conquers physical and mental obstacles. The memoir is strongest when Arnold weaves back and forth from her childhood years in Virginia (her parents divorced when she was not yet three) to her visits with her father during his terminal illness, to her home life in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Arnold masterfully captures the vulnerability of wading through grief with each step she takes toward self-discovery. This remarkable memoir will undoubtedly resonate with runners but equally so with children of divorce, new mothers, and those who have suffered the loss of a parent. An eloquent tribute to the complexity and vibrancy of a parent-child relationship. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Katie Arnold is a contributing editor at Outside Magazine, where she worked on staff for twelve years. Her “Raising Rippers” column about bringing up adventurous, outdoor children appears monthly on Outside Online. She has written for The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Sunset, Runner’s World, ESPN: The Magazine, Elle, and many others, and her narrative nonfiction has been recognized by Best American Sportswriting. Arnold is the Leadville Trail 100 Run women’s champion. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her husband and two daughters.

Subject: Arnold, Katie (Runner)
Women runners > United States > Biography.
Marathon running > Biography.
Fathers and daughters.
Extreme sports.
Extreme sports.
Fathers and daughters.
Marathon running.
Women runners.
United States.
SPORTS & RECREATION / Extreme Sports.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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