Books tagged: boston marathon

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Wind in the Fire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,840. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Bobbi Gibb's personal journey - from 1964, when she first saw the Boston Marathon, through 1966, when she became the first woman to run the historic course. She was also traveling on a spiritual and philosophical quest, seeking the answers to some of life’s biggest questions. Bobbi overcomes obstacles, challenges prejudice, and makes a difference with tenacity, perseverance and love.
26 Miles
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The day after the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013 I felt compelled to write a short story, but I never released it. Now I am. There is no political agenda, it is not based on a true story, it is just a story.
Idle Feet Do the Devil's Work
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Ray tells the real truth about running in an entertaining mix of facts, fiction, and opinions, all written with his unique blend of curmudgeonly candor and humor. It's a wide-ranging look at why so many people risk sore knees and smelly shoes in order to cross one more finish line, maybe, if they’re lucky, just a little faster than they ever have before.
Eldapa's Awesome Lil Stories - The August Collection
You set the price! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Fiction » Inspirational
Beautiful people do amazing things - acts of kindness & love, show & share strength, give back, lead with the positive for its' own sake. In big, and everyday ways, it all matters, and there is great power in recognition. A few personal accounts are offered: - Boston Marathon - daughter & me! - Virtual Beach Chair - All the Way to Manayunk - Lively Heart Gang - Coffee Shop Saturday Morn
The 27th Mile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,490. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Your purchase of The 27th Mile helps support charities in memory of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Within this book, you’ll find stories that extol the spirit that first got us out on the roads to run, and that will bring us back to Hopkinton next year and in the years that follow. It's the spirit we celebrate every time we go for a run, whatever the distance.
United We Stand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 and represented by Susanna C. Mahoney. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~ Leo Buscaglia ~
Climbing Heartbreak Hill
Series: Meddlesome Matchmakers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Professional runner Ryan Grant blows out his knee training for the Boston marathon and the dreaded Heartbreak Hill. He retreats home and finds solace in the arms of his tax preparer, Tara Mansfield. Framed with fraud, Tara’s confidence is shaken, but Ryan coaches her to ensnare the perp. With the help of the junkyard king and a mechanical bull, can they find the courage to climb Heartbreak Hill?
FBI and Counterterrorism Center Terrorism Reports: Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation, Most Wanted Terrorists and Groups, al-Qaeda, JTTF, Explosives Center, Watchlists, Databases
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,650. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This comprehensive ebook provides an up-to-date and thorough look at the work of the FBI and the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) against terrorism.
Kenyan Athlete Demystified
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
I was born in the Nandi Hills in Kenya. I have literally lived with Kenyan athletes. It happens that my brother is David Rudisha's pace setter. Many people would like to run and win a race, but the Kenyan athlete is an intimidation whenever they are on he field. It is not genetics or food, it is simply discipline and commitment. This book goes to proof the point and perhaps a chance to do better
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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christmas eve 1959. geoff and jules hit a low point in calcutta. what to do? they try hitch-hiking across asia on what would later be the hippie trail - with glittering generals, weirdos, wrestlers and mad fundamentalists. they upset the military in darjeeling, are reborn in the ganges, jailed in afghanistan, dodge the savak in teheran, get drunk in Macedonia, wind up in 1960s london and party on.