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  • Paperback: 260 pages
  • Publisher: Rodale Books (9 April 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1609619986
  • ISBN-13: 978-1609619985
  • Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 51.6 x 21.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 44,213 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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""14 Minutes" is an inspirational account of a man who has fought with the Grim Reaper and won. Since he put on his first pair of running shoes, Alberto Salazar has been defying the odds. Through his memoir, people have the privilege to get to know this truly great man and walk away with a renewed appreciation for life.--Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor and 7-time Tour de France champion"A World Record holder who prided himself on his focus, inner drive, and admitted obsession with detail almost loses a race he never thought he'd enter: the one against time. How and why did Alberto survive for 14 minutes with no pulse? His quest to intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually answer these questions gave me a wonderful glimpse inside the mind of this elite marathoner." --Frank Shorter, Olympic gold medalist, marathon, 1972 "Alberto Salazar has lived a remarkable life--two lives, actually--and this engrossing book does justice to them both, knitting miraculous victories with mysterious declines, and the blind ferocity of competition with the clarity of death. It is a story about running, but it is also about faith, grit, and the importance of chasing something larger than ourselves."--David Willey, editor-in-chief, "Runner's World""I've known Alberto Salazar since he was a high school runner, but "14 Minutes" opened my eyes to who he really is, what he values most, and why he aimed so high. I always felt Alberto had 'heart' and this book proves it. It's a terrific read!"--Bill Rodgers, Boston and New York City Marathon champion"A dramatic account of the risks and rewards of top-level long-distance running."

--Kirkus Reviews

"14 Minutes" is an inspirational account of a man who has fought with the Grim Reaper and won. Since he put on his first pair of running shoes, Alberto Salazar has been defying the odds. Through his memoir, people have the privilege to get to know this truly great man and walk away with a renewed appreciation for life. Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor and 7-time Tour de France champion

A World Record holder who prided himself on his focus, inner drive, and admitted obsession with detail almost loses a race he never thought he'd enter: the one against time. How and why did Alberto survive for 14 minutes with no pulse? His quest to intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually answer these questions gave me a wonderful glimpse inside the mind of this elite marathoner. Frank Shorter, Olympic gold medalist, marathon, 1972

Alberto Salazar has lived a remarkable life two lives, actually and this engrossing book does justice to them both, knitting miraculous victories with mysterious declines, and the blind ferocity of competition with the clarity of death. It is a story about running, but it is also about faith, grit, and the importance of chasing something larger than ourselves. "David Willey, editor-in-chief, Runner s World"

I've known Alberto Salazar since he was a high school runner, but "14 Minutes" opened my eyes to who he really is, what he values most, and why he aimed so high. I always felt Alberto had heart' and this book proves it. It's a terrific read! Bill Rodgers, Boston and New York City Marathon champion

A dramatic account of the risks and rewards of top-level long-distance running. "Kirkus Reviews""

"14 Minutes is an inspirational account of a man who has fought with the Grim Reaper and won. Since he put on his first pair of running shoes, Alberto Salazar has been defying the odds. Through his memoir, people have the privilege to get to know this truly great man and walk away with a renewed appreciation for life." --Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor and 7-time Tour de France champion

"A World Record holder who prided himself on his focus, inner drive, and admitted obsession with detail almost loses a race he never thought he'd enter: the one against time. How and why did Alberto survive for 14 minutes with no pulse? His quest to intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually answer these questions gave me a wonderful glimpse inside the mind of this elite marathoner." --Frank Shorter, Olympic gold medalist, marathon, 1972


"Alberto Salazar has lived a remarkable life--two lives, actually--and this engrossing book does justice to them both, knitting miraculous victories with mysterious declines, and the blind ferocity of competition with the clarity of death. It is a story about running, but it is also about faith, grit, and the importance of chasing something larger than ourselves." --David Willey, editor-in-chief, Runner's World

"I've known Alberto Salazar since he was a high school runner, but 14 Minutes opened my eyes to who he really is, what he values most, and why he aimed so high. I always felt Alberto had 'heart' and this book proves it. It's a terrific read!" --Bill Rodgers, Boston and New York City Marathon champion

"A dramatic account of the risks and rewards of top-level long-distance running." --Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Alberto Salazar is a three-time winner of the New York City Marathon and the 1982 Boston Marathon champion. Today he coaches world-class distance runners in the Nike Oregon Project. He lives in Oregon.John Brant is the author of Duel in the Sun. His writing has appeared in Runner's World, Outside, the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Men's Health. He lives in Portland.



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