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King of the Road: The Autobiography of an Israeli Scientist and a World Record-Holding Race Walker

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Shaul Ladany, in his time, has been a concentration camp prisoner, record-breaking athlete, patriot, professor and chairman of the Ben Gurion University entrepreneurial center.

In his book, The King of the Road, he tells a remarkable and enthralling story about his life, from growing up in Belgrade at the time of the German invasion of 1941, to their escape to Hungary, bein
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Paperback, 378 pages
Published August 25th 2008 by Gefen Books
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Joseph Copeli
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Shaul Ladany was certainly an inspiring man, having survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp to become a record-holding race walker and distinguished industrial engineer.

My interest in the book was Ladany's experience during World War II and the Holocaust, but only a small portion of the book was devoted to this (less than half a chapter). The main focus of the book is on the sport of race walki
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