The Runner's Guide to the Meaning of Life: What 35 Years of Running Has Taught Me About Winning, Losing, Happiness, Humility, and the Human Heart

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Skyhorse Pub., Nov 17, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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User Review  - gopfolk - LibraryThing

I'm not one to read running books since I just feel that one should go out and run! But this was very good...I highly recommend it to other runners and significant others of runners. Burfoot does a ... Read full review

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User Review  - nebreader - LibraryThing

I was looking forward to reading this book, but came away a little disappointed. It was good but it didn't wow me. I suspect if I pick up the book at the right time, in the future, I'd like it a lot. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

A lifelong runner and running advocate, Amby Burfoot has been executive editor of Runner's World magazine since 1985. In 1968, he won the Boston Marathon, the first American to do so in 11 years. He is the author of The Principles of Running and Runner's World Complete Book of Running . He lives in Emmaus, Pennsylvania.

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