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Getting into Guinness: One Man's Longest, Fastest, Highest Journey inside the World's Most Famous Record Book

Autor: Olmsted, Larry

Editorial: Collins

Formato:Tapa Dura
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Getting into Guinness: One Man's Longest, Fastest, Highest Journey inside the World's Most Famous Record Book : Getting Into Guinness is the hilarious true story of record breaking attempts, how record obsession has become a global phenomenon, the weird and wonderful characters that set records and the history of the Guinness Book of World Records. Meet Larry Olmsted, a freelance travel and sports writer, always on the hunt for new and intriguing stories. In Spring 2003, somewhere over the North Atlantic, Larry stumbled on an article about the worldwide popularity of Guinness. Inspired by what he read, and in a bid to impress his editor, he took the drastic decision to set a record of his own and become part of the book's history. This leads Larry to break the record for the greatest distance traveled between two rounds of golf played on the same day and two years later to play poker continuously for 72 hours. After his own hilarious record attempts, Larry sets out to discover more about the vast and colorful history of the Guinness Book of World Records. This leads him to his fellow record setters with their widely varied motives for record-mania.


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Referencia   Curiosities & Wonders
Biografía y Autobiografía   Personal Memoirs
Biografía y Autobiografía   Specific Groups

ISBN 13:9780007261291
ISBN 10:0007261292
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:300
Tamaño:9.00" l x 6.00" w x 1.50" h
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