Running for My Life: My Journey in the Game of Football and Beyond

Running for My Life: My Journey in the Game of Football and Beyond

by Warrick Dunn, Don Yaeger

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Overview

Pro Bowl star running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Atlanta Falcons, Warrick Dunn tells his extraordinary story in Running for My Life, a poignant and inspirational true tale of tragedy, success, depression, denial, and ultimately, hope. One of the most gifted players in the NFL, Dunn talks about his remarkable career and accomplishments while sharing the pain of his lifelong battle with depression, a result of losing his  mother—a police officer killed while off-duty—when Dunn was 18 Thought-provoking and uplifting, Running for My Life is the story of an exceptional athlete’s secret torment and inspiring courage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061432651
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/08/2009
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 460,562
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.68(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)

About the Author

Warrick Dunn is a former first-round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and his professional accomplishments include five 1,000-yard rushing seasons, three Pro Bowl selections, and the longest touchdown run in Atlanta Falcons history. Dunn also became the Falcons' fifth all-time rushing leader.

Don Yaeger is an eleven-time New York Times best-selling author, longtime associate editor at Sports Illustrated, and award-winning inspirational speaker. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife, son, and daughter.

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