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Twin Ambitions: My Autobiography Hardcover – 10 Oct 2013

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  • Hardcover: 371 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton; First Edition edition (10 Oct. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1444779575
  • ISBN-13: 978-1444779578
  • Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 3.5 x 23.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 175,010 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A terrific read (The Independent)

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A powerful and gripping human story of the 2012 London Olympics hero

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Got this as a gift for a friend and he loved it, Very informative
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His story from the wastelands of Somali to the Olympic Stadium in 2012 the golden boy of the British athletics strode on the British public is a good read
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another well received gift for my lucky husband - he loved it
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loved it
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Great read
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I am a huge fan of Mo Farah; this is the autobiography I have been waiting for with great anticipation since London 2012. With the number of athletes autobiographies and great performances coming from post London 2012 my expectations were high. This book delivers. This is one of the best books I have read all year. If you are just a casual fan his or just want to know more about the training, achievements, dedication, sacrifices and rewards of one of the greatest distance runner of our generation, this book will push you the rest of the converting anyone to a full-fledged fan. As a British Muslim as well I respect and applaud Mo's for keeping to his beliefs, but not forcing them on anyone else at the same time respecting other people's beliefs and opinions.

Every time I had seen Mo on TV racing or being interviewed he has always been smiling, polite and dignified. Even in the infamous post marathon interview where the presenter had no idea who he was. When I watched I though he showed his class by trying not to embarrass the lady. He does talk about the incident in the book, and once again show what a classy person he is. Having said that it was nice to see the more private side of Mo's personality the mischievous, daredevil, mick taker as well. I don't know if it is from being a twin but doubles and the number 2 seem to follow Mo around a lot in his championships. Being one of the few men to be double, double champion is evident of this.

The book starts off from young days in Somalia, and his introduction to running with his hilarious adventures trying to watch the
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The book is not the same in the picture. I received the edition without the last update, after the Rio games. I am so disappointed. They should put the picture of the same book they will send. Daniel, from Brazil
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Really good read, just half way through but in 2 days - well written and a good autobiography. What an interesting story and motivational for anyone, not just runners.

Well done Mo - another success :-)
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