Brad Alan Lewis

Biography

Writer. Hiker. Construction worker. Countdown to the John Muir Trail. This summer (2012) will by my 16th time down the trail. Maybe I'll see you at the top of Muir Pass.

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Books

Lido for Time
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
If you liked 'Assault on Lake Casitas', you might be interested in 'Lido for Time'. In Lido I wrote up the entries from my 1983-84 training journal. Then I opened a bottle of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and wrote up the reasons behind certain workouts, what was going on that day, who I was feuding with at the moment, that sort of thing. Lots of fun stuff contained withing AND a top notch waffle recipe.
The Last Car in the Parking Lot
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Last Car is my favorite work by far. It's about two men searching for a missing hiker in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The weather is just now turning cold. Hike quickly.
The Idiot Years
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
'A story about a guy driving across the country.' I'm tempted to just leave it at that. But I doubt if it would entice too many readers to take a look at 'The Idiot Years.' Strong stuff contained within the pages - as strong and honest as I could write. I did my best. Take a look and tell me if it's good enough.
Confessions of a Grinder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
The America's Cup - it was such a big deal back in 1986-87. The Cup had been won by the Aussie's Australia II a few years earlier. We were going to win it back. 'We' in this instance is the syndicate from San Francisco, the USA. Skipper Tom Blackaller at the helm. I was a lowly grinder - the low low low man on the totem pole. So, as you can imagine, I had quite a view.
Demon Bean - the great coffee war of Pacific Palisades
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Way back in 1995, before Starbucks owned the whole damn world, one lone woman tried to keep Starbucks out of her little burb of Pacific Palisades, California. Did she succeed? Read and find out.
Wanted: Rowing Coach
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Coaching is fun, right? All depends on the rowers, the coach, the budget, the boathouse, the 10,000 other odds and ends. When an Olympic gold medalist in rowing, Brad Alan Lewis, decides to take up the challenge of coaching a crew at an under-funded college program, stuff happens. Some good stuff / some not so good / pretty much all of it interesting.
Walking Towards Thunder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Hiking the John Muir Trail - it's an amazing adventure. The JMT starts in Yosemite and finishes 223 miles later at Mt. Whitney. Walking Towards Thunder is a cool book about a woman hiking the JMT, solo. Actually she starts with two friends. Eventually they bail out, leaving her tackle the trail alone.
Assault on Lake Casitas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
Lewis’s story is more than a book about a man attempting to win a gold medal in a sport that offers little more than personal rewards. It is about challenging convention, overcoming defeat and working outside of an established system. Assault on Lake Casitas is a compelling tale of competition at the highest possible level and the emotions that fuel obsession.

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