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Turia Pitt is an Australian mining engineer, athlete, motivational speaker, author and mother.
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The Barefoot Investor
The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need
Scott Pape - 2017-04-03 (first published in 2016)
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This is the only money guide you'll ever need That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' … or a strict budget (that you won't follow). You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this pers...
Turia Pitt
If people want to turn their finances around, I give them The Barefoot Investor.      source
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Born to Run
A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Christopher McDougall - 2011-03-29 (first published in 2009)
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The astonishing national bestseller and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run.An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt?Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrat...
Turia Pitt
If people are interested in running, I give them Born to Run.      source
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The Map That Changed the World
William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology
Simon Winchester - 2009-04-28 (first published in 2001)
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In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers of rocks as they dipped and rose and fell—clear across England and, indeed, clear across the world—making it possible, for the first time ever, to draw a chart of t...
Turia Pitt
My personal favorite book.      source
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Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl - 2006-06-01 (first published in 1946)
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Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with re...
Turia Pitt
If people are doing a bit of soul searching, hands down I give them this book.      source