by David McCasland
A new biography of the Olympic champion who inspired Chariots of Fire.
Eric Liddell's life began and ended in China. Born in Tientsin as the second son of missionary parents, he died in a Japanese interment camp at Weihsien a few months before the end of the Second World War.
Through an inspiring film, the world knows something of the athlete who ran for gold at the Paris Olymipcs in 1924. This is the larger story of the man who went the distance in life, and of the woman who ran with him in his greatest race.
Used with the Paths of Progress: High School Extension.
|Discovery House Publishers
|6" x 9"