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Jack LaLanne Is Still an Animal Audiobook

Jack LaLanne Is Still an Animal

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Publisher's Summary

"It was in 1936 that Jack LaLanne opened the nation's first health club, in Oakland, California, but for five years before that he had conducted private research on the physiological benefits of heavy exercise. Local firemen and policemen came to his backyard, where he recorded their reps and weight loads and strength changes - all for the first time."

In Jack LaLanne is Still and Animal, Donald Katz interviews the man who proved to America that physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle is possible at any age.

Jack LaLanne is Still and Animal is one of the fascinating profiles featured in The King of the Ferret Leggers and Other True Stories by award-winning journalist Donald Katz, available in audio exclusively at audible.com.

It was originally published in Outside, November 1995.

Executive Producer: Laura Wilson
Producer: Paul Ruben


Donald Katz is the author of Home Fires, which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, The Big Store: Inside the Crisis and Revolution at Sears, winner of the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for Nonfiction, and Just Do It: The Nike Spirit in the Corporate World. He has served as a contributing editor for Rolling Stone, Esquire, Outside, Sports Illustrated, Men's Journal, and Worth, and his work has won and been nominated for several National Magazine Awards. Katz is the founder of Audible, Inc. the leading Internet provider of spoken-word audio.

Joe Morton has appeared in the films Of Mice and Men, Forever Young, and Terminator 2. His television appearances include Equal Justice and Robert DeNiro's anthology series Tribeca.

Donald Katz interviews the man who proved to America that physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle is possible at any age. Jack LaLanne is Still and Animal is one of the fascinating profiles featured in The King of the Ferret Leggers and Other True Stories by Katz, an audible.com audio exclusive.

©2001 Donald Katz (P)2001 Random House, Inc.

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"...not one profile falls short of fascinating." (Publishers Weekly)

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    "Great Book, Monotone Audio"

    Great book material, but I found the audio a little monotone and uninteresting. It is an amazing account of the ultimate fitness expert.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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