The Last Great Walk [Audiobook] download free by Wayne Curtis

The Last Great Walk Audiobook download free by Wayne Curtis
  • Listen audiobook: The Last Great Walk
  • Author: Wayne Curtis
  • Release date: 2014/6/11
  • Publisher: RODALE PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9781609613723
  • Rating: 8.66 of 10
  • Votes: 681
  • Review by: Raiden Broyles
  • Review rating: 8.92 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/12
  • Duration: 3H16M30S in 256 kbps (51.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-12
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, FLAC, WAV, MP3, AIFF, MPEG4, AIFF (compression CBC, TGZ, EML, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 20M18S (5.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In 1909, Edward Payson Weston walked from New York to San Francisco, covering around 40 miles a day and greeted by wildly cheering audiences in every city. The New York Times called it the 'first bona-fide walk . . . across the American continent,' and eagerly chronicled a journey in which Weston was beset by fatigue, mosquitos, vicious headwinds, and brutal heat. He was 70 years old. In The Last Great Walk, journalist Wayne Curtis uses the framework of Weston's fascinating and surprising story, and investigates exactly what we lost when we turned away from foot travel, and what we could potentially regain with America's new embrace of pedestrianism. From how our brains and legs evolved to accommodate our ancient traveling needs to the way that American cities have been designed to cater to cars and discourage pedestrians, Curtis guides readers through an engaging, intelligent exploration of how something as simple as the way we get from one place to another continues to shape our health, our environment, and even our national identity.Not walking, he argues, may be one of the most radical things humans have ever done.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Exercise & Workout Books, Social & Cultural History, Walking, Hiking, Trekking, Geographical Discovery & Exploration
  • Download servers: MEGA, Microsoft OneDrive, Hotfile, CmisSync, Google Drive, LaciCloud. Compressed in CBC, TGZ, EML, RAR, ZIP
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 30.92 USD
  • Dimensions: 146.05x222.5x23.37mm
  • Weight: 737g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Emmaus, PA, United States

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