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Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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Loved it and I'm not a runner. Unique insight into the possibilities of the human condition, and captivating writing style. It's stories style but in the what drives people as opposed to academic insight. Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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Suh-weet! I'm FINISHED with this craaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaap. Isn't it annoying as FAAAAACK to read like this? That's a sample of the writing style. Somewhere there was some interesting tidbits about ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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Honestly, this book was bad. I'm upset at how bad it was. I had heard or read so much hype, mostly from fellow runners, about how this book embodied the "runner's spirit" and how it's the best book ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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This book is so filled with self-congratulatory testosterone, that it is no wonder that the "secret tribe" is only identified by name and by the males' running ability. Other ultra runners, including ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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I'll prefix this review by stating I'm not a runner, never had heard of the barefoot movement before this book, and therefore consider myself a fairly impartial judge of the book and its message. So ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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McDougall obsesses about preserving the culture of the people he writes about, while completely exploiting them for his own aggrandizement. Couldn't take it anymore so I quit reading about 3/4 in (and I'm a runner). Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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Having read such good reviews on here I thought I would give this book a go. It had a really slow start but I persevered. I managed to get half way through the book and couldn't read anymore as it was ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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I could not get into this book. I hate the writing style--so gushing, so awestruck, so full of hyperbole. For the first 50 pages I gave this the benefit of the doubt (thinking well, maybe X really is ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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I started to read this book but after about 15 pages I just skimmed. Time after time the writer dropped pieces of information and anecdotes about people such as anthropologist Carlos Castaneda that ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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This book had interesting content but was written horribly. Read full review


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