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Raelene Boyle by Garry Linnell

Raelene Boyle

by Garry Linnell

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0732275296, Hardcover)

The candid memoir from one of Australia's greatest track and field athletes who brought audiences to their feet for more than 14 years of international competition. Raelene, whose refusal to use drugs in the 1970s cost her several Olympic gold medals as she ran against athletes later found to be drug cheats, details her battles to beat breast and ovarian cancer, as well as her ongoing fight to overcome severe depression.

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BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY: SPORT. AUSTRALIAN. With the same capacity for honesty and bluntness that caused her endless disputes with officialdom, Raelene Boyle reveals her disillusionment with the Olympic movement and tells how a shy working-class girl managed to turn her insecurities and a series of devastating setbacks into a tale of personal triumph. Reprint/Print on Demand Title.… (more)

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