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Chase Your Shadow: The Trials of Oscar Pistorius

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Description for Chase Your Shadow: The Trials of Oscar Pistorius Paperback. From birth to jail, from triumph to tragedy - the sensational story of Oscar Pistorius, from the acclaimed author of Playing the Enemy (filmed as Invictus). Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; BGS; BTC; WSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 36. Weight in Grams: 398.
Guardian's Best Sports Books of 2014 SHORTLISTED FOR THE CROSS BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS 2015 LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015 In Chase Your Shadow, journalist and author John Carlin tells the gripping story of Oscar Pistorius's tragic journey from sporting icon to accused murderer. Before Valentine's Day of 2013, Pistorius was best known as an extraordinary athlete, the 'Blade Runner' who became the first amputee in history to compete in the Olympics. Everything changed after he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead ... Read more

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About John Carlin
John Carlin grew up in Argentina and in the UK and spent 1989-95 in South Africa as the Independent's correspondent there. He has also lived in Spain, Nicaragua, Mexico and Washington, writing for The Times, the Observer, the Sunday Times, the New York Times, among other papers, and working for the BBC. His previous books include, Playing the Enemy (2008), ... Read more

Reviews for Chase Your Shadow: The Trials of Oscar Pistorius
The best account we are likely to get of the tragedy and its aftermath, with proper attention to the role of the remarkable judge
Richard Williams
Guardian, Best Sports Books of 2014
The strongest of the accounts... and the best at supplying a context for what unfolded... Carlin, a fine journalist, is clearly aware of the filmic ... Read more

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