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    • 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 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    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

    • 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 64
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    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