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God on the starting line the triumph of a Catholic school running team and its Jewish coach by Marc Bloom

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Published by Breakaway Books in Halcottsville, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bloom, Marc, -- 1939-,
  • St. Rose High School (Belmar, N.J.),
  • Cross-country running -- Coaching -- New Jersey -- Belmar.,
  • School sports -- Coaching.,
  • Coach-athlete relationships.,
  • Coaching (Athletics) -- Religious aspects.,
  • Coaches (Athletics) -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMarc Bloom.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1063.2.C62 B56 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23037526M
ISBN 101891369539
LC Control Number2004106491
OCLC/WorldCa57251621

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