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Samuels, David

Summary: The continuing story of James Hogue, the con artist, a homeless itinerant, who assumed a false identity and was admitted to Princeton University, an endeavor during which he dated a millionaire's daughter, achieved top grades, and gained entry into the elite Ivy Club before his deception was exposed

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 SAM

Kimmel, Allison Crotzer

Summary: Describes how after winning the 1928 Olympics, Betty Robinson survived a plane crash and disabling injuries that she overcame to win the gold medal again during the 1936 Olympics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Kastor, Deena

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Summary: "From an Olympic medalist runner and the record-holder in the women's marathon and half-marathon, a lyrical, inspirational memoir on how harnessing the power of the mind can unlock hidden potential. Deena Kastor was a star youth runner with tremendous promise, yet her career almost ended after college. Her competitive method--run as hard as possible, all the time--brought her to the brink of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2018

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Barber, Terry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LONGBOAT, TOM BAR

Huttenbach, Laura Lee P.

Summary: In 1975 Robert -Raven- Kraft, a high school dropout and aspiring songwriter, made a New Year's Resolution to run eight miles on Miami's South Beach each evening. Over 125,000 miles later, he has not missed one sunset. Along the way, Raven has changed the lives of thousands who have run with him--many of them hundreds of times. From all fifty states and dozens of countries, across all age...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press Books, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KRAFT, ROBERT HUT

Brant, John

Summary: Julius Achon is the director of the Achon Uganda Children's Fund, a charity whose mission is to improve the quality of life in rural Uganda. He was captured at 12 and turned into a boy soldier; then miraculously found a career as one of the world's foremost middle-distance runners. How these life jumps happened is told here.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 ACH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ACHON, JULIUS BRA

Favor Hamilton, Suzy.

Summary: A former Olympic athlete and high-end escort reveals her struggles with manic depression, exploring how mental illness both drove her competitively and painfully challenged her personal life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FAVOR HAMILTON, SUZY FAV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 921 Hamilton 2015

Montillo, Roseanne

Summary: "The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she was participating in what was onlyher fourth-ever organized track meet. She crossed the finish line as a gold medalist and the fastest woman in the world. This improbable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MON

Summary: The film features the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PRE

Karnazes, Dean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J.P. Tarcher/Penguin 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.42 KAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KARNAZES, DEAN KAR

Hillier, George

Summary: "Hillier shares experiences that influenced his life using short stories, poetry, and characterizations to give glimpses into the wide spectrum of human emotions that we all share."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 HILLIER, GEORGE HIL

Keflezighi, Meb

Summary: "Four-time Olympic marathoner Meb Keflezighi shares his lessons on life, family, faith, and running through a reflection on each of the 26 marathons he's run in his storied career. When four-time Olympian Meb Keflezighi ran his final marathon in New YorkCity on November 5, 2017, it marked the end of an extraordinary distance-running career. Meb will be remembered as the only person in history...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEFLEZIGHI, MEB KEF

Benge, Janet

Summary: Eric's (1902-1945) refusal earlier that week to run on Sunday in the Olympic 100-meter race had stunned the world. Now his incredible victory in the 400-meter race further strengthened his believe in God's promise, "He who honors Me, I will honor." Years later, Eric Liddell would be tested far beyond mere physical ability as a missionary to China. His character, perseverance, and endurance are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2012

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Richards-Ross, Sanya

Summary: Sanya shares triumphant as well as heartbreaking stories as she reveals her journey to becoming a world-class runner. From her childhood in Jamaica to Athens, Beijing and London Olympics, readers will find themselves inspired by the unique insights she's gained through her victories and losses, including her devastating injury during the 2016 Olympic Trials forcing career retirement just weeks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIC

Sheehan, Andrew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 SHE

Robbins, Liz.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4252 ROB

Bingham, John

Summary: "John Bingham is a beloved evangelist of running. Known by fans as "The Penguin" for his gentle humor and back-of-the-pack speed, Bingham's memoir An Accidental Athlete explores with wit and poignancy his evolution from a bespectacled fat kid in the 1950s to unlikely hero of the modern running movement. Bingham remembers unfulfilled childhood dreams of athletic glory seen through Coke-bottle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Velo Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BINGHAM, JOHN BIN

Hanc, John.

Contents: The boy who walked to the zoo and ran to the ends of the earth -- The last race on earth -- Baby, we were born to run...but in Antarctica? -- All feet on deck -- Going south -- English lessons, Russian rules -- The Drake Lake effect -- The madness of King George Island -- At a glacial pace -- Bicycle-riding grandmas of the Antarctic -- Southern discomfort, northern exposure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 HAN

Bascomb, Neal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 796.42 BAS

Kallen, Stuart A.

Summary: Uses primary source documents to follow Francisco Vázquez de Coronado on his search for the Seven Cities of Cibola.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 910.92 KAL

Andrekson, Judy.

Summary: At first an unruly foal, Gunner grows into a smart and beautiful show horse, whose troublemaking ways hide a devotion to his family that shines through, until disaster strikes in the form of Hurricane Katrina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J636.1 AND

Summary: Inspired by the 1987 true story, the movie follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California's farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White, a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school. With grit and determination, the unlikely band of runners eventually overcomes the odds to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MCF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MCF RATED PG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Mc

Doughten, Bob.

Summary: Covers all U.S. and Canadian models of T100, Tacoma and Tundra Pick-Ups, 4Runner and Land Cruiser; 2 and 4 wheel drive, for model years 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haynes Pub. Group 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Toyota Pick-ups

Kumin, Maxine

Summary: "From Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin, a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry. Maxine Kumin left an unrivaled legacy as a pioneering poet and feminist. The Pawnbroker's Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in the Jewish community inDepression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin's father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College, where she comes into her own as an intellectual and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KUMIN, MAXINE KUM

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