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14 Minutes - by Alberto Salazar & John Brant (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 260

Genre: Biography + Autobiography

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Rodale Books

Author: Alberto Salazar & John Brant

Language: English

Street Date: April 9, 2013
TCIN: 78572041
UPC: 9781609619985
Item Number (DPCI): 247-35-2519

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"14 Minutes is an inspirational account of a man who has fought with the Grim Reaper and won. Since he put on his first pair of running shoes, Alberto Salazar has been defying the odds. Through his memoir, people have the privilege to get to know this truly great man and walk away with a renewed appreciation for life." --Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor and 7-time Tour de France champion

"A World Record holder who prided himself on his focus, inner drive, and admitted obsession with detail almost loses a race he never thought he'd enter: the one against time. How and why did Alberto survive for 14 minutes with no pulse? His quest to intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually answer these questions gave me a wonderful glimpse inside the mind of this elite marathoner." --Frank Shorter, Olympic gold medalist, marathon, 1972

"Alberto Salazar has lived a remarkable life--two lives, actually--and this engrossing book does justice to them both, knitting miraculous victories with mysterious declines, and the blind ferocity of competition with the clarity of death. It is a story about running, but it is also about faith, grit, and the importance of chasing something larger than ourselves." --David Willey, editor-in-chief, Runner's World

"I've known Alberto Salazar since he was a high school runner, but 14 Minutes opened my eyes to who he really is, what he values most, and why he aimed so high. I always felt Alberto had 'heart' and this book proves it. It's a terrific read!" --Bill Rodgers, Boston and New York City Marathon champion

"A dramatic account of the risks and rewards of top-level long-distance running." --Kirkus Reviews

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