All In My Stride by Richard Harris (1999)

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Author Richard Harris
Barcode 9780859052603
ISBN 9780859052603
Format Books
Publisher Hesperian Press
Size 140 x 215 x 10mm
Weight (g) 230 g

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All In My Strides tells of John Gilmour's early days living in a group settlement in the South West of Western Australia, the struggle for survival during the Great Depression, enlistment n the Army as a fit young man, and his coming to terms with major damage to his eyesight through malnutrition in Changi goal.

Worse was to come - nightmare years as a slave labourer in Japan. He was ... Read More

All In My Strides tells of John Gilmour's early days living in a group settlement in the South West of Western Australia, the struggle for survival during the Great Depression, enlistment n the Army as a fit young man, and his coming to terms with major damage to his eyesight through malnutrition in Changi goal.

Worse was to come - nightmare years as a slave labourer in Japan. He was a 2/4th machine gunner.

On his subsequent return to Japan as a world champion veteran athlete he received the respect of his rivals and honours from authorities.

Richard Harris wrote John Gilmour's story as a message of hope to people of all ages everywhere - to have a vision, to keep going, and to take setbacks in one's stride.

It is more than a book about running. It is about the strength of the human spirit when adversity is shared, the support provided by friends, how a little bit of hope will take you a long way and , of how small acts of kindness from strangers can be of value beyond measure.

The author was born near Gateshead, England, and now lives in Western Australia. He was a journalist with various newspapers and coordinated public relations for a major government department for many years before retiring in 1998.

John Gilmour's story is an inspiration to all.

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Author Richard Harris
Barcode 9780859052603
Isbn 9780859052603
Format Books
Publisher Hesperian Press
Size 140 x 215 x 10mm
Weight (g) 230 g

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