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Running with the Pack

Author : Mark Rowlands
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'Most of the serious thinking I have done over the past twenty years has been done while running.' Mark Rowlands has run for most of his life. He has also been a professional philosopher. And for him the two - running and philosophising - are inextricably connected. In Running with the Pack he tells us about the most significant runs of his life: from the entire day he spent running as a boy in Wales, to the runs along French beaches and up Irish mountains with his beloved wolf Brenin, and through Florida swamps more recently with his dog Nina. Woven throughout the book are profound meditations on mortality, middle age and the meaning of life. This is a highly original and moving book that will make the philosophically inclined want to run, and those who love running become intoxicated by philosophical ideas.

Running with the Pack

Author : Tom Sierchio
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Part fiction/part nonfiction, Running With The Pack is a farcical cat & mouse story told with a wink and a grin. The year is 1961. Fay Darrow, an ex-cop-turned-hitman for the New Jersey mob, decides it's time to make his life his own once again. He's paid his debt to the crime boss who was once his childhood friend, and now he wants the hell out. He steals a satchel of the mob's money as ransom for his own life and makes a getaway to Las Vegas where he befriends a legendary group of A-list entertainers: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford, otherwise known as The Rat Pack. The "Foreword" is written by Golden Globe/4-time Emmy Winner & Academy Award Nominee, Terence Winter (writer of ⼇9;𝙝𝙚 𝙎𝙤𝙥𝙧𝙖𝙣𝙤𝙨, 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙒𝙤𝙡𝙛 𝙤𝙛 𝙒𝙖𝙡𝙡 𝙎𝙩𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙩, creator & writer of ⼆1;𝙤𝙖𝙧𝙙𝙬𝙖𝙡𝙠 𝙀𝙢𝙥𝙞𝙧𝙚 and 𝙑𝙞𝙣𝙮𝙡). If you're looking for a fun ride, give this a spin! ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Tom Sierchio is a novelist and screenwriter whose work includes the feature films, 𝙐𝙣𝙩𝙖𝙢𝙚𝙙 𝙃𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙩, 𝙂𝙖𝙨𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙚 𝘼𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙮 and 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙂𝙞𝙧𝙡 𝙒𝙝𝙤 𝙄𝙣𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙆𝙞𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙜 which he also directed. To date he has written over 50 screenplays, thirteen teleplays, four novels and numerous short stories. 𝙍𝙪𝙣𝙣𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙒𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙋𝙖𝙘𝙠 was born from his passion for a good farce. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and two mutts.

The Gigantic Book of Running Quotations

Author : Hal Higdon
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With over 3,000 pieces of wit and wisdom from runners famous and humble, here is an important running resource and a great gift for any runner. George Sheehan, a celebrated running writer, philosopher, and physician, once wrote, "The more I run, the more certain I am that I am heading for my real goal: to become the person I am." Today, many runners—whether they are training for the Olympics or whether they fit runs into their lunch hours—would agree that for them the sport is much more than a way to stay in shape. Their running defines who they are and leads them to achieve goals that they might never have thought possible. This tremendous collection of wisdom captures the spirit and passion of those who run in over 3,000 entries, covering topics such as training, gear, running philosophy, and running in youth and old age. The Gigantic Book of Running Wisdom will inspire everyone from seasoned marathoners to running novices. It includes thoughts from famous athletes, writers, politicians, and more, including Percy Cerutty, Carl Lewis, Tom Brokaw, David Letterman, William Shakespeare, Farrah Fawcett, Emil Zátopek, Bill Rodgers, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sebastian Coe, Bill Clinton, Grete Waitz, Roger Bannister, and hundreds of others. The one thing they all have in common is their understanding that, as Amby Burfoot put it, "As we run, we become." 16 b/w illustrations. "You have to forget your last marathon before you try another. Your mind can't know what's coming."—Frank Shorter "I love the feeling of freedom in running, the fresh air, the feeling that the only person I'm competing with is me."—Wilma Rudolph Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Training for Young Distance Runners

Author : Laurence S. Greene
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Race your best this season with science-based training specifically geared for teenage runners. Your performance will soar when you follow the proven guidelines on designing customized daily, weekly, and seasonal programs. Running experts Larry Greene and Russ Pate combine the latest research with what works in the most successful high school and college programs throughout the country. You'll learn how to optimize performance through tempo running, interval training, technique drills, circuit and weight training, and flexibility exercises. And you'll gain a competitive advantage by applying guidelines for choosing the best foods and nutritional supplements, developing mental fitness, and preventing injuries. Training for Young Distance Runners has everything you need to build a winning training program for cross country, track and field, and road racing events. Get this book and get ahead of the pack!

Catalog of Copyright Entries

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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A Place to Run

Author : Becca Lynn Mathis
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It's hard enough learning to be both werewolf and pack when you haven't felt like you belonged anywhere for most of your life. Even harder when you learn you're part of a protected bloodline that the American military itches to get its hands on. Harder still when that bloodline gives you terrifying powers that threaten your newfound belonging. Oh yea, and that guy you thought liked you before? He's a vampire. A PLACE TO RUN follows the story of Grace Lynn Cartwright, a lonely copy-editor who suddenly finds herself thrust into the world of things that go bump in the night. Between adjusting to life in a pack, the military vying for her thanks to her bloodline, and the former friend who only wanted her for her blood, Grace can barely get a chance to breathe before her next problem comes along. Her story is told slice-of-life style and is perfect for anyone who's ever wanted to be part of a pack.

The Council

Author : Ophelia Kee
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Duncan O’Sullivan has been a lone fox with just his mate for four hundred years. The sly old fox knows that Luke Mendez is a man worthy of swearing fealty. Fox is willing to give his knowledge of Druid magic to Luke to aid his new pack if Luke will agree to grant himself, his mate, and a friend sanctuary and admittance to the pack. Fox has a secret. He turned his mate without consent centuries ago and only a strange magic bond stops her from the suicidal depression that should have destroyed her. His love for Artie is old and deep. When her friend falls afoul of the same menace that Luke already defended his small pack from, Fox knows he can no longer survive as a lone Fox. Fox needs a sanctuary to buy the time he needs to find a cure for Artie and save her friend from the fade. His only hope is to join the Druid pack and become the king he was born to be once more or lose everything. Steamy PNR 18+ HEA! NC! Fated Mates Urban Fantasy ***Warning: Adult Themes, Fantasy Violence, and/or Explicit Sexual Situations. Intended for a Mature Audience.

Running with Wolves

Author : Tawarriel
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“You are not human or one of us.” I broke the silence. “What are you?” I wanted to know. Her smell was very strange, lingering softly in the air. I couldn’t put my finger on it. It was like a sweet herb with a hint of something spicy. It pulled me in, triggering in me a hidden desire to know more about this girl. She shifted uncomfortably in her seat and balled her little gloved hands into fists. When the mysterious woman arrives at Grey Moon, an elusive werewolf pack hidden deep in the mountains, neither she nor the Alpha and his pack could have anticipated the adventures that fate had in store.

The Birth Order Book

Author : Kevin Leman
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Arguing that birth order plays a powerful role in shaping one's beliefs, careers, and choice of marital partner, explains how to tap birth-order insights to understand personal tendencies and overcome self-limiting obstacles.

Changes

Author : Gene Wolf
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