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  • North

  • By: Scott Jurek, Jenny Jurek
  • Narrated by: Scott Jurek, Jenny Jurek
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,707
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,545
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,542

 Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Renowned for his remarkable endurance and speed, accomplished on a vegan diet, he's finished first in nearly all of ultrarunning's elite events over the course of his career. But after two decades of racing, training, speaking, and touring, Jurek felt an urgent need to discover something new about himself. He embarked on a wholly unique challenge, one that would force him to grow as a person and as an athlete: breaking the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing journey diminished by off putting profiles

  • By Carl on 06-03-18

Amazing

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 04-20-18

One of the most humbling and harrowing stories that I have read (well, listened) to. Inspiring doesn't even begin to describe it.

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  • F*ck Feelings

  • One Shrink's Practical Advice for Managing All Life's Impossible Problems
  • By: Michael Bennett MD, Sarah Bennett
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 451
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 398
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 396

Other self-help books claim to reveal the path to happiness, but F*ck Feelings warns that convincing yourself that there is such a path will actually lead you to feel like a true failure. What the Bennetts can promise you is that you can manage any situation life throws at you if you can keep your sense of humor, bend your wishes to fit reality, restrain your feelings, manage bad behavior, and do what you think is right.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Insightful, But Not Meant For Audio

  • By Trevor on 11-27-15

Say goodbye to personal responsibility

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Reviewed: 02-02-18

If you're looking for a book that will help you justify being a lack-luster, mundane, mediocre person with no drive or ambition....then this book is for you. If your goal is to avoid any reason to push yourself to succeed, then this book is for you. If, however, you goals in life are to pick yourself up out of a rut and become a better person than you are now, look for a different book.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful