Born To Run

Born To Run

Born To Run

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.

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Christopher McDougall
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2011
Total Pages : 287 Pages
ISBN : 9780307279187


Born To Run

Born To Run

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.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Bruce Springsteen
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-09-05
Total Pages : 528 Pages
ISBN : 9781501141522


The Bruce Springsteen Story Born To Run

The Bruce Springsteen Story Born To Run

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.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Dave Marsh
Publisher :
Release : 1996
Total Pages : 268 Pages
ISBN : 1560251026


Born To Run

Born To Run

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...

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Michael Morpurgo
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release : 2010-08-19
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9780007369997


Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes

"Author of the phenomenal national best seller, Born to Run, Christopher McDougall now travels to the Mediterranean where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete and in the muscles and minds of fitness enthusiasts everywhere. While researching Born to Run, Chris McDougall encountered the story of Pheidippides, the legendary ancient Greek 'all-day runner.' Later, when McDougall met a dedicated amateur historian, he saw a connection to one of the most fascinating mysteries of World War II: How did a small band of Resistance fighters surrounded by German troops kidnap a top German general? What he discovered is that ancestral techniques for extraordinary endurance, natural movement, and nutrition allowed ancient Greek soldiers and Cretan shepherds to race across mountains on all-night missions. Inspired by their heroic acts, McDougall sets off to discover the lost art of the hero, both throughout history and across the world. Just as Born to Run inspired casual runners to get off the treadmill, out of their shoes, and into nature, Natural-Born Heroes will inspire casual athletes to leave the gym and take their fitness to nature doing cross-training, mud runs, parkour and free-running to bound--and climb, swim, skip, wade, and jump--their way to heroic feats"--

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Genre : Health & Fitness
Author : Christopher McDougall
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2016-04-05
Total Pages : 352 Pages
ISBN : 9780307742223


Summary Of Born To Run By Christopher Mcdougall Free Book By Quickread Com

Summary Of Born To Run By Christopher Mcdougall Free Book By Quickread Com

Do you want more free books like this? Download our app for free at https://www.QuickRead.com/App and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. If you’ve ever wanted to run a marathon, Born to Run (2009) can help you accomplish your goal! Tackling the idea that marathon runners are some type of superhuman species, McDougall proves that everyone is capable of becoming a successful runner. Through first-hand accounts and anecdotes from the leading runner of the world’s most secretive “running tribe,” Christopher McDougall crafts a running handbook that blends scientific truth with actionable advice. Proving that the secrets to skilful running are accessible to everyone, McDougall introduces top tips for cultivating the perfect diet, mindset, running gear, and more.

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Genre : Study Aids
Author : QuickRead
Publisher : QuickRead.com
Release :
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Born To Run 2 The Ultimate Training Guide

Born To Run 2 The Ultimate Training Guide

The torchbearer of the barefoot running movement, sparked by his global bestseller Born to Run, Chris McDougall offers practical training advice for embracing the ultrarunning lifestyle. Co-written with long-time coach and running ally Eric Orton, Born to Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide teaches every runner, new or experienced, exactly how to change their biomechanics, clean up their diets, heal their injuries, adapt to healthier footwear, and prepare for their dream challenge. Fully illustrated with photographs of perfect form training techniques, strength exercises and perfect form progression, it includes: - A solid primer about food choices and the optimal athlete-in-training eating plan with power-up snack recipes - Incredible techniques for running with dogs and baby strollers - Advice on kit, terrain and building supportive communities around yourself - A 90-day perfect run programme to help you run faster and farther - forever. Punctuated with tales about diverse runners from all walks of life, Born to Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide is for anyone looking to adopt this incredible lifestyle with Chris and Eric's unique advice.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Christopher McDougall
Publisher : Souvenir Press
Release : 2022-11-03
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9781782837343


Born To Run

Born To Run

"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."

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Genre : Music
Author : Eric Meola
Publisher : Insight Editions
Release : 2006-10
Total Pages : 64 Pages
ISBN : 1933784083


Outlaw Pete

Outlaw Pete

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.

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Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
Author : Bruce Springsteen
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-11-04
Total Pages : 56 Pages
ISBN : 9781501103858


Born To Run

Born To Run

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

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Mercedes Lackey
Publisher : Baen Books
Release : 1992
Total Pages : 317 Pages
ISBN : 9780671721107