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Iron War Book Reviews

“Iron War is the best endurance sports book I’ve ever read.” — Joe Friel, author of The Triathlete’s Training Bible and founder of TrainingBible Coaching “Captivating, animated, uniquely readable and downright thrilling. [Iron War] is a truly great read—and an … Continue reading

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Triathlete Magazine’s Review of Iron War

Barry Siff, writing for Triathlete.com, offers a review of Matt Fitzgerald’s new book Iron War. This review includes a selection of photographs from the book. Here’s a brief passage: “I’m not normally one for hyperbole. But, I am totally comfortable … Continue reading

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A Review of Iron War from TriSports.com

“Captivating, animated, uniquely readable and downright thrilling. Iron War is a truly great read—and an ode to our sport with all its quirky characters and epic venues…It is absolutely comparable to Krakauer, Bowden (Blackhawk Down), or Sebastian Junger (The Perfect … Continue reading

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Xtri.com’s “Steamy” Review of Iron War

Paul Tyler of TriEssential.com has interviewed best-selling author Matt Fitzgerald about his experience researching and writing Iron War for Xtri.com: “When I opened my copy of Iron War, the steam from the Big Island of Hawaii seemed to virtually hit … Continue reading

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Slowtwitch’s Review of Iron War

“The 1989 Ironman World Championship is widely considered the most epic race in Ironman history, if not all of endurance sport. In his new book Iron War, Fitzgerald recounts in gripping detail the showdown between Mark Allen and Dave Scott. … Continue reading

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The American Library Association’s Booklist Review of Iron War

Booklist is the book review magazine of the American Library Association. Their review of Matt Fitzgerald’s new book Iron War is republished here with permission. “There couldn’t be two more divergent individuals in a single sport than Dave Scott and … Continue reading

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In Praise of Iron War

“Captivating, animated, uniquely readable and downright thrilling. [Iron War] is a truly great read—and an ode to our sport with all its quirky characters and epic venues…It is absolutely comparable to Krakauer, Bowden (Blackhawk Down), or Sebastian Junger (The Perfect … Continue reading

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