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Bestselling author of Born to Run rehabilitates a donkey to winning success
Christopher McDougall is a former war correspondent for the Associated Press and author of the international bestseller Born to Run, which is currently being adapted into a film, and Natural Born Heroes. He runs with Sherman among the Amish farms around his home in rural Pennsylvania.
From the first page to the last, Running with Sherman is a delight,
full of heart and hijinks and humour. I quickly fell in love with
Sherman and the colorful cast of two- and four-legged characters
that surrounded him. Christopher McDougall is a gifted storyteller
who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection. -- John
Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst
Praise for Born to Run: Part how-to manual, part scientific treatise but throughout a ripping yarn, this book will inspire everyone who reads it to think on their feet. * Independent *
A fascinating and true adventure story, destined to become a classic -- Ranulph Fiennes
Not just a book for runners, but for anyone who has dreamed of venturing beyond their comfort zone -- Tim Butcher
A really phenomenal book -- Jon Stewart
Praise for Natural Born Heroes: 'A fascinating edifice of ideas ... But the pleasures of the book are as much to do with the fascinating panoply of characters, war heroes all, British, Commonwealth and Cretan, whose exploits contributed so much to Hitler's downfall. * Independent *
An undeniably ripping yarn. One for sofa surfers and adventurers alike. * Independent on Sunday *
A marvellously eclectic book ... the perfect tonic for the paunchy, jaded He-Man in your life and comatose inner heroes everywhere * the Times *