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In Why We Run, biologist, award-winning nature writer, and ultramarathoner Bernd Heinrich explores a new perspective on human evolution by examining the phenomenon of ultraendurance and makes surprising discoveries about the physical, spiritual — and primal — drive to win. At once lyrical and scientific, Why We Run shows Heinrich's signature blend of biology, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy, infused with his passion to discover how and why we can achieve superhuman abilities.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-282) and index.

About the Author

The author of numerous bestselling and award-winning books, Bernd Heinrich is a professor of biology at the University of Vermont. He divides his time between Vermont and the forests of western Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060958701
Subtitle:
A Natural History
Author:
Heinrich, Bernd
Author:
by Bernd Heinrich
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York
Subject:
Running
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Human Physiology
Subject:
Physiology, comparative
Subject:
Human evolution
Subject:
Evolution - Human
Subject:
Life Sciences - Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Human Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution - Human
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Anatomy and Physiology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Ecco pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Ecco Pbk
Series Volume:
2000
Publication Date:
20020507
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.08x5.46x.73 in. .55 lbs.

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