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Todd Balf

Todd Balf, a former senior editor for Outside magazine, writes for Men's Journal, Fast Company and other publications. His cover story in Men's Journal on the Tsangpo and the Walker-McEwan expedition appeared in March 1999. He lives in Beverly, Massachusetts, with his wife and two children.

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The Last River
Written by Todd Balf
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 2001
$14.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-609-80801-6 (0-609-80801-X)

The Last River: The Tragic Race for Shangri-la is a breathtaking account of the ill-fated October 1998 expedition of an American whitewater kayaking team who traveled deep into the Tsangpo Gorge in Tibet to run the Yarlung Tsangpo, known in paddling circles as the "Everest of rivers." For Wick Walker and... Read more






Major
Written by Todd Balf
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | January 2009
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-23659-3 (0-307-23659-5)

The story of a man who transcended the handicaps of race to become America’s first African American mega sports celebrity

At the turn of the 20th century, hundreds of lightning-fast racers won the hearts and minds of a bicycling-crazed public. Scientists studied them, newspapers glorified them, and millions of dollars in purse... Read more





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