৺ recommended Godspeed: A Memoir to read ៚ Kindle Ebook Author Casey Legler ൦ ৺ recommended Godspeed: A Memoir to read ៚ Kindle Ebook Author Casey Legler ൦ Raw and poeticlean and ferocious The New York Times I swim for every chance to get wastedafter every meet, every weekend, every travel trip This is what I look forward to and what I tell no one the burn of it down my throat, to my soul curled up in my lungs, the sharpest pain all over itit seizes and stretches, becoming alive again, and is the only thing that makes sense. At fifteen, Casey Legler is already one of the fastest swimmers in the world She is also an alcoholic, isolated from her family, and incapable of forming lasting connections with those around her Driven to compete at the highest levels, sent far away from home to train with the best coaches and teams, she finds herself increasingly alone and alienated, living a life of cheap hotels and chlorine worn skin, anonymous sexual encounters and escalating drug use Even at what should be a moment of triumphcompeting at age sixteen in the 1996 Olympicsshe is an outsider looking in, procuring drugs for Olympians she hardly knows, and losing her race after setting a new world record in the qualifying heats After submitting to years of numbing training in France and the United States, Casey can see no way out of the sinister loneliness that has swelled and festered inside her Yet wondrously, when it is almost too late, she discovers a small light within herself, and senses a point of calm within the whirlwind of her life In searing, evocative, visceral prose, Casey gives language to loneliness in this startling story of survival, defiance, and of the embers that still burn when everything else in us goes dark. 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