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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World…

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…

Born To Run

Pub Date : 2010-12-09 | Author : Christopher McDougall | Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781847652287
ISBN 13 : 184765228X

At the heart of Born to Run lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in..

The Trial Of Terra

Pub Date : 2013-07-25 | Author : Jack Williamson | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780575111912
ISBN 13 : 0575111917

The men of Earth were on the verge of breaking into space. The first of their manned moon rockets was on its way to Luna. Now, after ten thousand years, the celestial Watchers were..

Natural Born Heroes

Pub Date : 2016-04-05 | Author : Christopher McDougall | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307742223
ISBN 13 : 0307742229

Christopher McDougall's journey begins with a story of remarkable athletic prowess: On the treacherous mountains of Crete, a motley band of World War II Resistance fighters--an art..

Mad Bad And Dangerous To Know

Pub Date : 2009-11-26 | Author : Ranulph Fiennes | Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 10 : 9781848944404
ISBN 13 : 1848944403

Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the most dangerous and inaccessible places on earth, almost died countless times, lost nearly half his fingers to frostbite, raised millions of pou..

Blood And Thunder

Pub Date : 2007-10-09 | Author : Hampton Sides | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 0307387674
ISBN 13 : 9780307387677

In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of “Mani..

Miles To Run Before I Sleep

Pub Date : 2015-01-01 | Author : Sumedha Mahajan | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 8129135469
ISBN 13 : 9788129135469


Ghost Soldiers

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Hampton Sides | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 9780385495653
ISBN 13 : 038549565X

Chronicles the daring mission of the elite U.S. Army Sixth Ranger Battalion to slip behind enemy lines in the Phillipines and rescue the 513 American and British POWs who had spent..