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Running for My Life

Running for My Life One Lost Boy's Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games

By Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.75 Stars

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On 9/22 IONNES wrote: I’m not sure what it was about the book Running For My Life that did not speak to me. By all accounts it’s an interesting and engaging story. A man from a war torn part of the world escaping what many would assume would be his fate and becoming a world famous athlete, an Olympic champion. There ... Wish I had liked it

IONNES's Rating:

2 Stars

On 10/16 Theunis Pienaar wrote: Running for My Life is an exceptional story. It is inspiring & stunning in its complex simplicity. It is not so much a story about Africa and her conflict, as it is a story of resilience, kindness, redeemed humanity & faith. Lopez Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of ... Running for my Life by Lopez Lomong

Theunis' Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/18 Aisha Oaktree wrote: Book Title: Running For My LifeAuthor: Lopez LamongPublisher: Thomas NelsonFormat: HardcoverCost: $24.99Pages: 226How I got it: From the Publisher's My Rating:★★★★☆Erotica Rating: N/ASynopsis:"Running for My Life" is not a story about Africa or track and field ... Book Review: Running for My Life

Aisha Oaktree's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/2 Nitin Vadher wrote: I am very glad that booksneeze has given me an opportunity to write of this New York time’s No.1 best seller book. In this book Lopez Lomong showed us faith in himself A faith that could move mountains. He believed in God in every harsh situation. How his life changed as a boy captured by Sudanese ...

Nitin Vadher's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/1 harrellsonhood wrote: Recently I read a short review in a Time magazine about the book Running For My Life by Lopez Lomong.  The article summarized the book as being about Lopez’s life, and his journey from being a Sudanese war refugee to an Olympic athlete.  Immediately I added the book to my list of must-reads. ... Running For My Life [a book review]

harrellsonhood's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/22 AllenKenya wrote: Running for My Life(Disclosure: Review copy — I get nothing from posting the link, below, to the Kindle version on Amazon.)I had seen the pre-publication announcements for this book and really wanted to read it for a couple of reasons. First, I live and work in Kenya and the issue of child soldiers ... Book Review: Running for My Life by Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb

AllenKenya's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/7 OceanDreamer wrote: Running For My Life Lopez Lomong Thomas Nelson July 2012 He was six years old when his childhood ended. Though still alive, the only life he had ever known stood out in front of the Sudanese church with tears running down their faces as he was roughly thrown into the back of a truck and driven away ...

OceanDreamer's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/5 Leaveyourmark wrote: This is a slight book review. To be honest I started reading this book with all intentions of finishing  but I didn't. I lost some interest in it. Probably because life got complicated and I just am not disciplined to pick it up again at least for right now. God is telling me to pick up another ... Running For My Life

Leaveyourmark 's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/26 Zia Books wrote: It's the life story of Olympic runner Lopez Lomong, and what a story it is! Among other accomplishments, Mr. Lomong has represented the United States in both the Beijing & London Olympics. His story is rooted in the village of Kumotong, Sudan, where he was born. He candidly describes the childhood ... Running for My Life

Zia Books' Rating:

5 Stars