The Great International Walking Match

Abel, E.L.
January 1992
Yankee;Jan92, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p36
Recounts the `Great International Walking Match' held in Boston, Mass. in February 1868 and judged by novelist Charles Dickens. Race between Dickens' manager George Dolby and Bostonian James R. Osgood; Comments on Dickens' prowess as a walker; Dickens' participation in race, but only as a judge; Celebrities present at dinner.


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