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  • Christopher McDougall

    'A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection.' --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog From the best-selling author of Born to Run, a heartwarming story about training a rescue donkey to run one of the most challenging races in America, and, in the process, discovering the life-changing power of the human-animal connection. When Chris McDougall agreed to take in a donkey from an animal hoarder, he thought it would be no harder than the rest of the adjustments he and his family had made after moving from Philadelphia to the heart of Pennsylvania...read more

  • Christopher McDougall

    The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere.  After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of Mexico, Christopher McDougall finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete, where a band of Resistance fighters in World War II plotted the daring abduction of a German general from the heart of the Nazi occupation. How did a penniless artist, a young shepherd, and a playboy poet believe they...read more

  • Christopher McDougall

    Full of incredible characters, amazing athletic achievements, cutting-edge science, and, most of all, pure inspiration, Born to Run is an epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? In search of an answer, Christopher McDougall sets off to find a tribe of the world’s greatest distance runners and learn their secrets, and in the process shows us that everything we thought we knew about running is wrong. Isolated by the most savage terrain in North America, the reclusive Tarahumara Indians of Mexico’s deadly Copper Canyons are custodians of a lost art. For centuries they have practiced techniques that allow them to run hundreds of miles without...read more

  • Christopher McDougall

    Escucha este relato fascinante que no solo conquistará tu mente sino que también inspirará tu cuerpo cuando descubras que el secreto de la felicidad está en tus pies y que todos hemos nacido para correr. Repleto de personajes inolvidables, increíbles hazañas atléticas y ciencia de vanguardia, Nacidos para correr es una aventura épica que comienza con la simple pregunta: ¿por qué me duele el pie? Para encontrar una respuesta, Christopher McDougall nos lleva desde los laboratorios científicos de alta tecnología de Harvard hasta los sofocantes valles y los picos nevados donde cada vez más corredores llevan sus fuerzas al extremo. Protegida por el terreno más abrupto de...read more