What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

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In 1982 Murakami began running to keep fit. Here, he reflects on his running experiences. Equal parts travelogue, training log, and reminiscence, this revealing memoir covers his preparation for the 2005 New York City Marathon. By turns funny and sobering, playful and philosophical, this is a must read for fans of this masterful writer, and for the increasing number of people who find a similar satisfaction in running.
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, 2010
ISBN: 9781407475752
Branch Call Number: AB 895.635 MURA
Characteristics: 1 playaway (ca. 4.5 hr.)
Additional Contributors: Porter, Ray

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JCLHopeH Apr 03, 2017

Haruki Murakami shares many personal experiences and insightful thoughts in this book, offering something for runners at any stage of their journey.

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JCLHopeH Apr 03, 2017

"One of the privileges given to those who have avoided dying young is the blessed rite to grow old. The honor of physical decline is waiting, and you have to get used to that reality. Competing against time isn’t important."

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