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North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

SCOTT JUREK · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about taking on -- and defeating -- the Appalachian Trail.Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Now, in NORTH, Jurek recounts his 2015 journey to discover something new about himself...
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Rise: Surviving the Fight of My Life

Paige VanZant · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

AN INSPIRING MEMOIR FOR ANYONE WHO'S BEEN KNOCKED DOWN AND CAME UP SWINGINGPaige VanZant is a rising Mixed Martial Arts star in the UFC's women's strawweight division and holds a reputation for her ability to defeat obstacles and brutal fights in and out of the octagon. But long before...
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The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience

Jennifer Pharr Davis · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis unlocks the secret to maximizing perseverance--on and off the trailJennifer Pharr Davis, record holder of the FKT (fastest known time) on the Appalachian Trail, reveals the secrets and habits behind endurance as she chronicles...
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The Performance Cortex: How Neuroscience Is Redefining Athletic Genius

Susan Sarah Cohen · Dutton Books
Pages: 384
Format: eBook

Athletic genius explained. A groundbreking new perspective on the science of elite sporting performance. Why couldn't Michael Jordan, master athlete that he was, hit a baseball? Why can't modern robotics come close to replicating the dexterity of a five-year-old? Why do good quarterbacks...
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Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story

Chris Nashawaty · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"This is a tough, sharp history of comedy and competitiveness, of rising stars and brilliant upstarts. Of difficult egos, awful behavior, fragile friendships, bursts of inspiration, and blizzards of cocaine -- told by the survivors and shaped by Chris Nashawaty's welcome insight and perspective."...
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The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire

Eric Eichinger · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

On July 19, 1924, Eric Liddell was on top of the world.He was the most famous Briton at the time, having just won the gold in the Olympic 400-meter race. The story of that race -- and the one he didn't run -- was told in the popular movie classic Chariots of Fire.But what most of us don't...
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This Is How I Save My Life: From California to India, a True Story Of Finding Everything When You Are Willing To Try Anything

AMY SCHER · Gallery Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Amy Scher is a living example (very much living!) of what it looks like when a woman takes her health, her heart, and her destiny into her own hands." - ELIZABETH GILBERT, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Big MagicThe true story of a fiery young...
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Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory

DEENA KASTOR · Crown Archetype
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From an Olympic medalist runner and the record-holder in the women's marathon and half-marathon, a lyrical, inspirational memoir on how harnessing the power of the mind can unlock hidden potentialDeena Kastor was a star youth runner with tremendous promise, yet her career almost ended after...
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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

Todd S. Purdum · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American CenturyThey stand at the apex of the great age of songwriting, the creators of the classic Broadway musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound...
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Rudy's Rules for Travel: Life Lessons from Around the Globe

Mary K. Jensen · She Writes Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Most honeymoons, Mary knows, do not start this way. Lying outside on the sloping attic roof in Edinburgh, listening to the soft snores of her groom, she realizes that Rudy's number one rule, "adapt," once again reigns. Rudy's Rules for Travel takes you across the twentieth-century...
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