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    • 14 Minutes

    • A Running Legend's Life and Death and Life
    • By: Alberto Salazar, John Brant
    • Narrated by: Danny Pardo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    The narrative follows Alberto's boyhood in New England, his rise to stardom at the University of Oregon, his dramatic victories in the New York City and Boston Marathons, his long malaise due to injuries, which resulted in a near-suicidal depression; his resurgence due to intense spiritual experiences and discipline; his close alliance with Phil Knight and the Nike corporation; and describes his numerous near-death experiences.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible and Distracting Narration

    • By Mark on 06-04-14

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The Boy Who Runs

    • The Odyssey of Julius Achon
    • By: John Brant
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala's Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall's Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children's charity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Beautiful, Heart-breaking, Inspirational Story

    • By Sarah Annette Piano on 05-10-18

    Regular price: $28.00