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John L Harkness

Lawrence, KS United States
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  • I Am The Secret Footballer

  • Lifting the Lid on the Beautiful Game
  • By: The Secret Footballer
  • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

The honest truth about professional football, by the Guardian's man inside the game.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Breaking all the rules

  • By Sean Downey on 11-11-18

Not as interesting nor as insightful as I had hoped!

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-28-15

Not as interesting nor as insightful as I had hoped! Pretty average in truth. I believe it could be more interesting - but leans towards the gossip more than the tactical / technical side of the profession... Which is a shame!

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Elon Musk

  • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
  • By: Ashlee Vance
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,757
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,681

In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs - a real-life Tony Stark - and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best of competence porn

  • By Tristan on 08-20-16

Interesting

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-15

Well written, engaging and a very interesting subject matter. Will definitely lead to further investigations into the life of Elon Musk and others like him...

  • Guy Martin: My Autobiography

  • By: Guy Martin
  • Narrated by: Dean Williamson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

The Phenomenal Sunday Times Number-One Best Seller. It was the start of the third lap of the 2010 Senior TT, the last race of the fortnight. The last chance to get a TT win for another year, and I was pushing hard. Ballagarey. The kind of corner that makes me continue road racing. A proper man’s corner. You go through the right-hander at something like 170 miles per hour, leant right over, eyes fixed as far down the road as I can see. But this time something happened. This time the front end tucked....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Motorcycle racing and alot more

  • By Joe on 02-17-17

Interesting read, interesting life, interesting Guy

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-26-15

I would recommend this book to anyone who: has seen Guy on TV; has seen Guy race; has seen anyone race the TT (or any other real road races; has any interest in bikes/motorbikes and the complex personalities that make up their riders and racers...

Inspiring.

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    5 out of 5 stars 3
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  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great and inspiring book!

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-11-17

Inspiring

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-09-15

Highly recommended.
Great book, great story, read from the heart. The Rich Roll podcast is a great follow up to the book.