The Flying Scotsman
The Eric Liddell Story
By (author) Sally Magnusson
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Flying Scotsman by Sally Magnusson
Book DescriptionEric Liddell is famous for being the man who would not compromise his religious principles and refused to compete in the Olympics on a Sunday - despite the fact that he was the red hot favourite for the gold. Instead, he entered a different event that was not being competed on the Sabbath...and won a gold anyway. One of Scotland's finest athletes, Liddell was feted throughout the United Kingdom. At the height of his fame, however, he slipped quietly out of the limelight to become a missionary in China, where he later came to an unpleasant end in a Japanese internment camp. Eric Liddell's remarkable story was the subject of the smash 1982 film "Chariots of Fire."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780752443522
(235mm x 165mm x 10mm)
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Sally Magnusson
The daughter of Magnus 'Mastermind' Magnusson, Sally is a very experienced author. This is a reworking of one of her earliest books.
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