Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Christopher McDougall
Pages: 287
ISBN: 9780307279187
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Release: 2011
Editor: Vintage
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Recounts the author's experiences with the reclusive Tarahumara Indians, whose techniques allow them to run long distances with ease, and describes his training for a fifty-mile race with the tribe and a number of ultramarathoners.

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Bruce Springsteen
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9781501141522
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Release: 2017-09-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himselfto writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as The Big Bang: seeing Elvis Presley s debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band. With disarming candor, he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work. Born to Run will be revelatory for anyone who has ever enjoyed Bruce Springsteen, but this book is much more than a legendary rock star s memoir. This is a book for workers and dreamers, parents and children, lovers and loners, artists, freaks, or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll. Rarely has a performer told his own story with such force and sweep. Like many of his songs ("Thunder Road, "Badlands." "Darkness on the edge of Town. "The River" "Born in the U.S.A." "The Rising, " abd "The Ghost of Tom Joad," to name just a few). Bruce Springsteen s autobiography is written with the lyricism of a singular songwriter and the wisdom of a man who has thought deeply about his experiences.

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Bruce Springsteen
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9781501141539
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Release: 2016-09-27
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“Writing about yourself is a funny business…But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I’ve tried to do this.” —Bruce Springsteen, from the pages of Born to Run In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl’s halftime show. The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it. That’s how this extraordinary autobiography began. Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as “The Big Bang”: seeing Elvis Presley’s debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band. With disarming candor, he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work, and shows us why the song “Born to Run” reveals more than we previously realized. Born to Run will be revelatory for anyone who has ever enjoyed Bruce Springsteen, but this book is much more than a legendary rock star’s memoir. This is a book for workers and dreamers, parents and children, lovers and loners, artists, freaks, or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll. Rarely has a performer told his own story with such force and sweep. Like many of his songs (“Thunder Road,” “Badlands,” “Darkness on the Edge of Town,” “The River,” “Born in the U.S.A.,” “The Rising,” and “The Ghost of Tom Joad,” to name just a few), Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography is written with the lyricism of a singular songwriter and the wisdom of a man who has thought deeply about his experiences.

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Christopher McDougall
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780307271914
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Release: 2009-05-05
Editor: Vintage
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The astonishing national bestseller and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run. An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his readers from science labs at Harvard to the sun-baked valleys and freezing peaks across North America, where ever-growing numbers of ultra-runners are pushing their bodies to the limit, and, finally, to a climactic race in the Copper Canyons that pits America’s best ultra-runners against the tribe. McDougall’s incredible story will not only engage your mind but inspire your body when you realize that you, indeed all of us, were born to run.

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780007369997
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Release: 2010-08-19
Editor: HarperCollins UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound’s journey through life – and from owner to owner...

Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes
Author: Christopher McDougall
Pages: 337
ISBN: 9780307594969
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Release: 2015
Editor: Knopf
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The author of the best-selling Born to Run describes his investigation into ancestral training techniques that have enabled Mediterranean athletes to achieve extraordinary levels of strength and fitness.

Exercised

Exercised
Author: Daniel Lieberman
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9781524746988
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Release: 2021-01-05
Editor: Pantheon
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"This highly engaging landmark work, a natural history of exercise--by the author of the best seller The Story of the Human Body--seeks to answer a fundamental question: were you born to run or rest The first three parts of Exercised roughly follow the evolutionary story of human physical activity and inactivity, even as each chapter shatters a particular myth about exercise. Because we cannot understand physical activity without understanding its absence, Part One begins with physical inactivity. What are our bodies doing when we take it easy, including when we sit or sleep? Part Two explores physical activities that require speed, strength, and power, such as sprinting, lifting, and fighting. Part Three surveys physical activities that involve endurance, such as walking, running, or dancing, as well as their effect on aging. Part Four considers how anthropological and evolutionary approaches can help us exercise better in the modern world. How can we more effectively manage to exercise, and in what ways? To what extent, how, and why do different types and durations of exercise help prevent or treat the major diseases that are likely to make us sick and kill us?"--

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: James Grippando
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780061979675
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Release: 2009-10-06
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“[A] thrill-a-minute novel.” —USA Today Jack Swyteck is back in action in Born to Run—the eighth outing for the danger-prone Miami lawyer in author James Grippando’s New York Times bestselling series. In this timely and spellbinding thriller, Swyteck is embroiled in shady Washington D.C. politics when his own father is selected by the President to replace the Vice President, killed in a hunting accident. Born to Run crackles with suspense, surprises, and razor sharp wit—“a fun 200-proof yarn,” the Washington Post raves—and serves as indisputable evidence, as crime fiction superstar Harlan Coben attests, that “Grippando grips from page one.”

The Bruce Springsteen Story Born to run

The Bruce Springsteen Story  Born to run
Author: Dave Marsh
Pages: 268
ISBN: 1560251026
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Release: 1996
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When Born to Run: The Bruce Springsteen Story was first published in 1979, the publisher hoped that it would sell 15,000 copies. It would end up selling a miraculous 150,000 copies-becoming the first rock 'n' roll best seller ever. It was a landmark book, virtually creating the genre of the rock book & going on to be translated into five foreign languages. Born to Run, reprinted now with a new introduction, combines a biography, a fan's notes, a photo book, an analysis of the biz, & an annotated discography cum touring chronology to make the most encyclopedic exploration into Bruce Springsteen's life & the rock 'n' roll world available. Dave Marsh is perhaps the best-known rock critic in the country. He is the founding editor of Creem & has been a contributing editor of Rolling Stone since 1975. His syndicated record reviews have appeared in more than 200 newspapers, & his articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Nation, & TV Guide. He is also the author of The Rolling Stone Record Guide, co-author of The Book of Rock Lists, & contributor to The Illustrated History of Rock & Roll.

Running with Sherman

Running with Sherman
Author: Christopher McDougall
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780525433255
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Release: 2020-07-28
Editor: Vintage
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A heartwarming story about training a rescue donkey to run one of the most challenging races in America. "McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection."--John Grogan, author of Marley & Me.e.

The Cool Impossible

The Cool Impossible
Author: Eric Orton,Rich O'Brien
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781471130519
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Release: 2013-05-23
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Eric Orton has spent a lifetime learning about running and the limitless possibilities of the human body and mind, and now he is ready to share his knowledge in a book that will open up a new world of achievement for runners everywhere. For Orton, this is a chance to instruct and inspire. For the running reader, it is a chance to make amazing new strides. The Cool Impossibleis intended for runners and aspiring runners of all levels of ability and experience, from those contemplating their first steps, to seasoned marathoners seeking to unlock the full range of their capabilities. Starting from the feet up, Eric guides the reader through his technique for building the perfect running body. With characteristic enthusiasm and directness, Orton will draw on the inspiration of the Tarahumara Indian runners and take the reader through his devoted training programme, complete with advice on nutrition and real-world applications, as well as Orton's concept of The Cool Impossible, the belief that 'the greatest reward from running is the opportunity to do more', not just in running but in life in general.

Last Pick Born to Run

Last Pick  Born to Run
Author: Jason Walz
Pages: 240
ISBN: 1626728925
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Release: 2019-10-08
Editor: First Second
Language: en

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Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Instaread
Pages: 35
ISBN: 9781945048029
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Release: 2016-02-24
Editor: Instaread
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall | Summary & Analysis Preview: Born to Run is a book about the natural virtues of running, based on Christopher McDougall’s own experiences, research, and training. It is centered on the Tarahumara, an indigenous Mexican tribe known for their feats of long-distance running. McDougall, a journalist, is a low-key hobbyist runner himself, but he experiences numerous injuries which threaten to force him to stop. Given the high injury rate among runners, McDougall is fascinated by stories of the Mexican Tarahumara. These native people live in the rugged, hot Copper Canyon, and are known for running more than 100-mile races over broken ground at amazing speeds. More amazingly still, the Tarahumara wear flat sandals rather than running shoes… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of Born to Run: · Overview of the book · Important People · Key Takeaways · Analysis of Key Takeaways

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Ronald Keith Gaddie
Pages: 221
ISBN: 0742519287
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Release: 2004
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Born to Run tells the stories of nine young politicians from all walks of life who enter into races at the state and local levels in Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Georgia, Nebraska, and Maine. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Outlaw Pete

Outlaw Pete
Author: Bruce Springsteen
Pages: 56
ISBN: 9781501103858
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Release: 2014-11-04
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Outlaw Pete, a criminal since he was in diapers, tries to settle down and raise a family after his youth full of misdeeds, until his past sins catch up with him.

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Pages: 216
ISBN: 1405664444
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Release: 2011
Editor: Galaxy
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

For Best Mate, being rescued from drowning as a puppy is only the start of his adventures. From unwanted burden to favouritecompanion, and from pet to champion race dog, this greyhound proves that it's not just cats who have more than one life.

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: John M. Green
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781921997020
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Release: 2011-08-01
Editor: Pantera Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

MURDER, TERROR, TREASON – A TRULY GRIPPING READ THAT DISTORTS THE LINE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL A BEWILDERING LANDSCAPE OF BETRAYALS Isabel Diaz is set to be the first woman to win the White House. But her chances plummet when a Muslim protégé is accused of syphoning funds to terrorists and, seemingly unrelated, a young Australian software whizz is tossed off a London skyscraper. Then, when a TV journalist digs up a dark secret from Isabel's past, her presidential hopes shatter. With the public stunned, and only days before the vote, terrorists use the Australian's stolen software to launch a daring attack on New York City. ISABEL DIAZ IS BORN TO RUN. BUT CAN SHE EVER WIN? AND SHOULD SHE?

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Mercedes Lackey,Larry Dixon
Pages: 317
ISBN: 9780671721107
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Release: 1992
Editor: Baen Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Three runaways become unwitting pawns in a deadly war between the good elves, whose interests lie in stock car racing, and the bad elves, who have gotten into kiddie porno rings and snuff films

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Albert Lewis
Pages: 204
ISBN: 0578109018
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Release: 2013-01-01
Editor: Albert Lewis
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

It's a familiar image: a line of dogs surging through snow along the Iditarod trail. It can be easy to forget that each team is made up of individual dogs, each one bred and trained to perform at the pinnacle of canine ability. Albert Lewis, a professional photographer and dog lover, was skeptical of the race when he first moved to Alaska, but after seeing the dogs' excitement at the Iditarod starting line and experiencing the mushers' deep connection with these athletes, his perception of the race was forever changed. Determined to show the world the heart and soul of these animal athletes that run thousands of miles, he took his camera and set out to revolutionize our image of sled dogs. In Born to Run, Lewis stops the dogs long enough to spotlight them as individuals, letting their personalities shine through. Lewis draws on his experience as a fashion photographer, capturing unique moments of stunning beauty and stoic grace, emphasizing their athleticism even as they're standing still. Additional photos show the dogs interacting with their mushers during care and training. The full-page photos are finely detailed, and readers will find themselves nearly reaching out to stroke the dogs on the pages. Accompanied by just enough text to provide each dog's name, age, and trail miles, the photos are left to speak for themselves. The hundreds of thousands of Iditarod fans across the globe have made the race a historic event, and race fans and dog lovers alike will be drawn to this book.

Born to Run

Born to Run
Author: Eric Meola,Bruce Springsteen,Daniel Wolff
Pages: 64
ISBN: 1933784083
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Release: 2006-10
Editor: Insight Editions
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"This special edition of Born to run: the unseen photographs is limited to 1,350 copies, specially bound, encased in a cloth clamshell case, and signed by Eric Meola; This is copy number 269."