The Race to Be Myself: A Memoir

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Product Details

Price
$30.00  $27.90
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.9 X 9.1 X 1.2 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781324035770

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About the Author

Caster Semenya, OIB, is a South African middle-distance runner and winner of two Olympic gold medals and three World Championships in the women's 800 meters. The Race to Be Myself is her debut. She lives in Pretoria, South Africa.

Reviews

Caster's story isn't just a tale of perseverance and poise, it's a story that makes us all interrogate our humanity and the world we build with our actions every day. An essential read.--Trevor Noah
[A]ffecting... This chronicle of supreme resilience will resonate even with non-sports fans.-- "Publishers Weekly"
A furiously proud memoir.... Moving, inspiring testimony by a woman facing hardship merely "because of a biological condition I was born with."-- "Kirkus Reviews"
Told with candor, Semenya's story reminds readers to treat all humans with dignity and that being different does not mean being wrong.-- "Booklist (starred review)"
Revelatory.-- "New York Times"
A gripping, provocative book.-- "Library Journal (starred review)"