Natural Born Heroes

📒Natural Born Heroes ✍ Christopher McDougall

✏Book Title : Natural Born Heroes
✏Author : Christopher McDougall
✏Publisher : Vintage
✏Release Date : 2015-04-14
✏Pages : 352
✏ISBN : 9780307962287
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Natural Born Heroes Book Summary : 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 could carry out such a remarkable feat of strength and endurance, smuggling the general past thousands of Nazi pursuers, with little more than their own wits and courage to guide them? McDougall makes his way to the island to find the answer and retrace their steps, experiencing firsthand the extreme physical challenges the Resistance fighters and their local allies faced. On Crete, the birthplace of the classical Greek heroism that spawned the likes of Herakles and Odysseus, McDougall discovers the tools of the hero—natural movement, extraordinary endurance, and efficient nutrition. All of these skills, McDougall learns, are still practiced in far-flung pockets throughout the world today. More than a mystery of remarkable people and cunning schemes, Natural Born Heroes is a fascinating investigation into the lost art of the hero, taking us from the streets of London at midnight to the beaches of Brazil at dawn, from the mountains of Colorado to McDougall’s own backyard in Pennsylvania, all places where modern-day athletes are honing ancient skills so they’re ready for anything. Just as Born to Run inspired readers to get off the treadmill, out of their shoes, and into the natural world, Natural Born Heroes will inspire them to leave the gym and take their fitness routine to nature—to climb, swim, skip, throw, and jump their way to their own heroic feats. From the Hardcover edition.

✏Book Title : One World Under One God
✏Author : San Swayze
✏Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
✏Release Date : 2012-06-30
✏Pages : 310
✏ISBN : 9781477113448
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏One World Under One God Book Summary : "My only fear of death is that I come back reincarnated knowing what I know now..." Tupac Shakur What If some of The Greatest and Most Infl uential People Ever to Live came back to Life?? What If the biblical prophecy of the Book of Revelations happened during our lifetime?? What If there really was an Antichrist self-appointed by The Devil himself to help aide in his evil conquest of the World?? What If this Antichrist became the possessor of the omnipotent Spear of Destiny?? What If our "Heavenly Creator" knew of Satan's evil plot all along and therefore plotted two steps ahead of the Master Trickster?? What If our "Heavenly Creator" personally sent some of The Greatest and Most Infl uential People Ever to Live on a Tormentous, Undercover Mission to Help Save our World?????? Heavenly Angels, Satan and his Massive Demon Army, FreeMasons, A Beautiful Egyptian Seductress, Texas Prison Gangs, Skyscraping Giants, Fireworks at New Cowboys Stadium, A Powerful ex- Roman Dictator, Savage Lycan's, Bloodthirsty Vampires, The Greatest Master Swordsman Ever, A Renewed Secret Love Affair, FreeNation Conquest of the 1970's, A Talk with Jesus, Damnated Human Canibals, A Scorching Hot Science Professor, The Underworld's Infamous "Helluseum", The Paradisal Garden of Eden, The Biggest Social Media Hacking Ever, The Last Supper, The Truth Behind the Kennedy Assassination, The Beginning of The New Age Revolutions, Legendary Rock N Roll Icon's, Flying Witches with Black Magic, Three Very Wise Men, The Legendary One Percenters Famillia, and the One Man that's Ultimately Destined to Lead in the Human Effort to Save the Planet are just a handful of the many fascinating people and events included in Vol. 1 of this Sci-Fy, Religious/Historical-Fiction 3-part series. Beginning December 25, 2012, "One World Under God Vol 1. Operation: Natural Born Hero" eventually takes you back 49 years to the Tragic Death, The 7 Year Reincarnation, and eventual rise of the free-spirited 23 year old man that's inevitably destined to become Team Leader in the "Heavenly Creator's" Final Operation to take down Satan and his Evil Army Once and for All!!!! San

📒To Christopher ✍ Frank Fiore

✏Book Title : To Christopher
✏Author : Frank Fiore
✏Publisher : iUniverse
✏Release Date : 2001-11-06
✏Pages : 188
✏ISBN : 1469701774
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏To Christopher Book Summary : Under the guise of a book to my adolescent son, I've written one for adults. It guides the reader on a journey through the values, hopes and promises of the last three generations. Through personal experiences, teaching stories, and the social and cultural history of the last 100 years, I discuss with Christopher the values we must hold for the future and why we are here. I hoped that the book may act as both sage words for the reader and a valuable guide to Christopher as he grows up.

📒Men At War ✍ Christopher Coker

✏Book Title : Men At War
✏Author : Christopher Coker
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press
✏Release Date : 2014-01-06
✏Pages : 325
✏ISBN : 9780190257484
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Men At War Book Summary : Since Achilles first stormed into our imagination, literature has introduced its readers to truly unforgettable martial characters. In Men at War, Christopher Coker discusses some of the most famous of these fictional creations and their impact on our understanding of war and masculinity. Grouped into five archetypes-warriors, heroes, villains, survivors and victims-these characters range across 3000 years of history, through epic poems, the modern novel and one of the twentieth century's most famous film scripts. Great authors like Homer and Tolstoy show us aspects of reality invisible except through a literary lens, while fictional characters such as Achilles and Falstaff, Robert Jordan and Jack Aubrey, are not just larger than life; they are life's largeness-and this is why we seek them out. Although the Greeks knew that the lovers, wives and mothers of soldiers are the chief victims of battle, for the combatants, war is a masculine pursuit. Each of Coker's chapters explores what fiction tells us about war's appeal to young men and the way it makes- and breaks-them. The existential appeal of war too is perhaps best conveyed in fictional accounts, and these too are scrutinized by the author.

📒Born To Run ✍ Christopher McDougall

✏Book Title : Born to Run
✏Author : Christopher McDougall
✏Publisher : Vintage
✏Release Date : 2009-05-05
✏Pages : 304
✏ISBN : 0307271919
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Born to Run Book Summary : The astonishing national bestseller and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run. 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 narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his readers from science labs at Harvard to the sun-baked valleys and freezing peaks across North America, where ever-growing numbers of ultra-runners are pushing their bodies to the limit, and, finally, to a climactic race in the Copper Canyons that pits America’s best ultra-runners against the tribe. McDougall’s incredible story will not only engage your mind but inspire your body when you realize that you, indeed all of us, were born to run.

✏Book Title : Interpretation of Tamil Folk Creations
✏Author : N. Vanamamalai
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1981
✏Pages : 324
✏ISBN : IND:39000005942847
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Book Title : University of San Francisco Quarterly
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✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1935
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : UOM:39015056068730
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Book Title : San Francisco Quarterly
✏Author :
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1935
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : UCAL:B2983500
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒Sadian Reflections ✍ Yoav Rinon

✏Book Title : Sadian Reflections
✏Author : Yoav Rinon
✏Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
✏Release Date : 2005
✏Pages : 205
✏ISBN : 0838640672
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Sadian Reflections Book Summary : "This study encompasses many aspects of Sade's work: the role of the gaze and its importance, food in Sade's world, connections between literary genres and the Sadian worldview, interrelations of writing and masturbation, the link between sexuality and philosophy (especially in homosexual and lesbian contexts), the Sadian chain of violence, liberty, and happiness, and finally a discussion of love and its place in the savage and free world that Sade tried to create. In addition, the book bridges the gap between Sade's world and ours in a discussion of works by Lacan and Derrida, thus expressing hidden strata of Sadian notions and their critical role in shaping and constructing contemporary thought."--BOOK JACKET.

✏Book Title : Wild Heat A Rouge Romantic Suspense
✏Author : Bella Andre
✏Publisher : Random House
✏Release Date : 2011-09-29
✏Pages : 368
✏ISBN : 9781446491850
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Wild Heat A Rouge Romantic Suspense Book Summary : Maya Jackson doesn't sleep with strangers. Until the night grief sent her to the nearest bar and into the arms of the most explosive lover she's ever had. Six months later, the dedicated arson investigator is coming face to face with him again. Gorgeous, sexy Logan Cain. Her biggest mistake. Now her number-one suspect in a string of deadly wildfires. As leader of an elite fire-fighting crew in Tahoe, Logan won't back down from a blaze - or a woman. Maya Jackson may have seduced him with her tears and her passion, but it'll be a cold day in hell before Logan lets down his guard again. Until Maya's life is threatened and with his natural-born hero instincts kicking in, Logan vows to protect the woman sworn to bring him down. And as desire reignites, nothing - not the killer fire or the killer hot on their trail - can douse the flames... Rouge Romance - your first stop for romance books