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Born to Run

Christopher McDougall - 2009 - Sports & Recreation - Limited preview
An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting ...
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The Good Soldiers

David Finkel - 2009 - History - Limited preview
It was the last-chance moment of the war. In January 2007, President George W. Bush announced a new strategy for Iraq. He called it the surge. “Many listening tonight will ask why this effort will succeed when previous operations to secure ...
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

Jack Weatherford - 2005 - History - Limited preview
The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a visionary ...
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In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary ...

Doug Stanton - 2003 - History - Limited preview
Chronicles the worst disaster in U.S. naval history, describing heroism in the face of persistant shark attacks and hypothermia after the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis in the South Pacific in the final days of World War II.
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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail Or Succeed

Jared M. Diamond - 2006 - History - Limited preview
This title has been removed from sale by Penguin Group, USA.
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American Idle: A Journey Through Our Sedentary Culture

Mary Collins - 2009 - Health & Fitness - Limited preview
**First Place Grand Prize Winner for Non-Fiction books at the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards!! Congratulations Mary!!**
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