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Muscle : Confessions of an Unlikely Bodybuilder (91 Edition)

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At age 26, scrawny, Oxford-educated Samuel Fussell entered a YMCA gym in New York to escape the terrors of big city life. Four years and 80 lbs. of firm, bulging muscle later, he was competing for bodybuilding titles in the "Iron Mecca" of Southern California-so weak from intense training and starvation he could barely walk. MUSCLE is the harrowing, often hilarious chronicle of Fussell's divine obsession, his search for identity in a bizarre, eccentric world of "health fascists," "gym bunnies" and "muscleheads"-and his devout, single-minded acceptance of illness, pain, nausea, and steroid-induced rage in his quest for the holy grail of physical perfection.

Synopsis:

At age 26, scrawny, Oxford-educated Samuel Fussell entered a YMCA gym in New York to escape the terrors of big city life. Four years and 80 lbs. of firm, bulging muscle later, he was competing for bodybuilding titles in the "Iron Mecca" of Southern California-so weak from intense training and starvation he could barely walk. MUSCLE is the harrowing, often hilarious chronicle of Fussell's divine obsession, his search for identity in a bizarre, eccentric world of "health fascists, " "gym bunnies" and "muscleheads"-and his devout, single-minded acceptance of illness, pain, nausea, and steroid-induced rage in his quest for the holy grail of physical perfection.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380717637
Subtitle:
Confessions of an Unlikely Bodybuilder
Other:
Fussell, Samual Wilson
Author:
by Samuel W Fussell
Author:
Fussell, Samual Wilson
Author:
Fussell, Samuel W.
Author:
Fussell, Samuel Wilson
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Physical Education
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Bodybuilding & Weight Training
Subject:
Bodybuilding
Subject:
Bodybuilders
Subject:
Bodybuilders -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Fussell, Samuel Wilson
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Weight Training
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
v. 2
Publication Date:
19920801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.20x5.32x.66 in. .52 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , At age 26, scrawny, Oxford-educated Samuel Fussell entered a YMCA gym in New York to escape the terrors of big city life. Four years and 80 lbs. of firm, bulging muscle later, he was competing for bodybuilding titles in the "Iron Mecca" of Southern California-so weak from intense training and starvation he could barely walk. MUSCLE is the harrowing, often hilarious chronicle of Fussell's divine obsession, his search for identity in a bizarre, eccentric world of "health fascists, " "gym bunnies" and "muscleheads"-and his devout, single-minded acceptance of illness, pain, nausea, and steroid-induced rage in his quest for the holy grail of physical perfection.

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