Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero

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Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero

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Author :   Charles Sprawson
Publisher :   Vintage Publishing
Published :   07/02/2013
ISBN :   9780099577249
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   319 , unnumbered of plates
Size (mm) :   198x129x20
Weight (g) :   234

Charles Sprawson, himself an obsessional swimmer and diver, explores the meaning that different cultures have attached to water. From the godlike Greeks to Virginia Woolf to Mark Spitz, he gives us fascinating glimpses of the great swimming heroes.
 
Charles Sprawson, himself an obsessional swimmer and diver, explores the meaning that different cultures have attached to water. From the godlike Greeks to Virginia Woolf to Mark Spitz, he gives us fascinating glimpses of the great swimming heroes.