Discover the man behind the Olympic gold medal.
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- Author WILSON, JULIAN
- Pub Date 01/02/2012
- Binding Paperback
- Pages 168
Eric Liddell, the Scottish 400m Olympic champion from the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris was immortalized in the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire. His refusal to race on a Sunday is now legendary.
His story, however, goes far beyond the restrictions of a 2-hour movie. This vivid biography recounts the highs and lows of Liddell's athletics career, and uncovers his life after the Olympics as a missionary, and internment camp prisoner, in war-torn China. Drawing upon interviews with Liddell's surviving family and friends, Julian Wilson brings Eric to life through fascinating anecdotes, reminiscences, extracts from his letters and rare photographs.
Discover the secret behind Eric Liddell's enduring legacy - the complete surrender of his life to God.