A track story paces miler Patch Jones, a star on the inders for West High, and also lifts itself to better-than-average...

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PATCH

A track story paces miler Patch Jones, a star on the inders for West High, and also lifts itself to better-than-average through good characterizations of Patch, his musical family and his teammates. New in town, Patch has never been at a school with an organized track squad and hardly knows what it means to run in competition. But he is a natural runner and despite his unconventional ways it is a matter of time before he becomes number one miler. Opposition from displaced runners is strong and vicious and in having Patch face it, Mr. Frick presents a view of high school sports as they should be- done as much for love as for winning. Tops on technique too.

Pub Date: March 20, 1957

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1, 1957