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He Was a Midwestern Boy on His Own

Mystery at the Paris Ballet

About The Book

American exercise physiologist, certified personal trainer, and writer Bob Greene takes a walk down Main Street, USA in this new collection of essays compiled from his popular newspaper column and magazine articles.

Celebrating the astonishing people he has met, places he has been, and things he has seen, Bob Greene has put together a collection of his very best work in this pages of He Was a Midwestern Boy on His Own.

Whether he is writing about the man who wrote the hit song “Louie Louie,” the bizarre meeting between Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley, or the father and son that share their love through an annual one-on-one basketball game, Bob Greene presents a collection of stories in which readers will see themselves.

Filled with great empathy and insight that will surely evoke tears of sadness and laughter, these pieces of vintage Bob Greene will be enjoyed and savored time and time again.

About The Author

Bob Greene is an exercise physiologist and certified personal trainer specializing in fitness, metabolism, and weight loss. He holds a master's degree from the University of Arizona and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise. For the past seventeen years he has worked with clients and consulted on the design and management of fitness, spa, and sports medicine programs. Bob has been a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show. He is also a contributing writer and editor for O the Oprah magazine, and writes articles on health and fitness for Greene is the bestselling author of The Best Life Diet Cookbook, The Best Life Diet, Revised and Updated, The Best Life Diet, The Best Life Diet Daily Journal, The Total Body Makeover, Get With the Program!, The Get With the Program! Daily Journal, The Get With the Program! Guide to Good Eating, and Make the Connection.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Scribner (May 24, 2014)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781476790763

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